FBI arrests 2 men in DC accused of impersonating federal officers 

Two men have been arrested for allegedly impersonating federal agents over the course of several years 

The FBI alleges that Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and Haider Ali, 36, have been pretending to be various officers 

Employees of the U.S. government, including members of federal law enforcement agencies, since February 2020. 

The two allegedly obtained paraphernalia, handguns, and assault rifles used by federal law enforcement agencies 

The FBI claims they used their false associations with the U.S. government  

To ingratiate themselves with members of federal law enforcement and the defense community 

All personnel involved in this matter are on administrative leave and are restricted from accessing Secret Service facilities, equipment, and systems