Obama forgot about Robert Levinson too, in the rush to a deal.
Via Daily Mail:
A retired FBI agent has become the longest-held American hostage in history, more than six years after he was kidnapped in Iran.
Robert Levinson, 65, has now been held for exactly 2,455 days – one day more than US journalist Terry Anderson who was released by his Iran-backed Hezbollah captors in 1991, according to the FBI.
Levinson, who left the bureau in 1998, was working as a private investigator looking into cigarette smuggling on the Iranian island of Kish – a hotbed for organised crime – when he vanished in 2007.
The last his family heard of him was in 2011 when they were sent video and photos of him an anonymous email sparking fears the Iranian intelligence services may be behind his abduction.