Iran releases Iranian-American from prison after 2 years

And American business man from Southern California is released after being detained for 2 years in prison in Iran.

According to the Pioneer Press, Reza Taghavi was accused of supporting a "violent opposition group" by handing over 200 dollars to a man from the group.

Taghavi denied knowing the group and who the man was. As mentioned on, Taghavi was asked by "an acquaintance in Los Angeles" to give 200 dollars to a friend who lived in Tehran who wasn't doing so well.

Taghavi was arrested in May 2008 and is returning to the United States this week.