Lebanese businessman sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for sanctions evasion

Last year, we reported that Lebanese businessman Kassim Tajideen, designated as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist for financially supporting Hizballah, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to launder money to evade the US sanctions imposed on him. He has now been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment and ordered to forfeit $50m by a US District Court judge in DC. The Prosecutor, …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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