By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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