U.S. Couple Conspired to Send Money to Hizbullah

(CNN) Carol Cratty - An Ohio couple was arrested Thursday in Toledo for plotting to send money to the terrorist organization Hizbullah in Lebanon, federal authorities said. Hor and Amera Akl, who are dual U.S.-Lebanon citizens, were approached by an FBI informant who claimed to work for an anonymous donor wanting to support Hizbullah. The criminal complaint says the couple suggested numerous ways to send money to Lebanon. The Akls settled on a plan to pack a large amount of money in hollow sections of a vehicle and ship it from the U.S. to Lebanon.

2010-06-07 09:58:35

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