US court sentences Hizballah moneyman to 5 years jail

Lebanese businessman Kassim Tajideen, 63, confessed to one count of conspiracy to launder money as part of scheme to evade US sanctions. He was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to forfeit $50m. In 2009, the US Treasury named him a Specially Designated Global Terrorist for providing Hizballah with tens of millions of dollars in financial support.

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6 thoughts on “US court sentences Hizballah moneyman to 5 years jail

  • Aug 10, 2019 @ 10:47 at 10:47
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    That is the right way to deal with terrorist money launderers. Imprison them and force them to forfeit the products of their crimes. No more money for Hezbollah!

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  • Aug 10, 2019 @ 14:41 at 14:41
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    Can we use the $$ to enforce border security??
    With El Chapos, build the Wall

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  • Aug 10, 2019 @ 16:02 at 16:02
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    Hey, 5 years is good, and removing $50m from Hezbollah resources is pure excellence!
    Now, what about Europe, not even a catch?

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  • Aug 10, 2019 @ 16:31 at 16:31
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    5 years is nothing, he’ll be out in 2.5 years, the $50M he’ll forfeit is a joke, I’ve said this before, white collar crimes payoff big time in the US ! He was the FINANCIER of a TERROR org ! Throw the book at him !

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  • Aug 10, 2019 @ 22:38 at 22:38
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    An Iranian national pleaded guilty on Friday to engaging in a plot to export sensitive technology to Iran in violation of multiple sanctions, according to the Justice Department. Negar Ghodskani appeared in court and issued a guilty plea in what federal investigators called “a conspiracy to illegally export controlled technology from the United States to Iran.”

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