Four Charged for Sending Millions to Iraq

(AP) William Kates - Four Arab men were indicted Wednesday on federal charges they illegally sent at least $4 million to Iraq through a Syracuse-area charity called Help the Needy, depositing the money in New York banks and laundering much of it through the Jordan Islamic Bank in Amman. Money transfers to Iraq even for charitable purposes are illegal unless the organization has U.S. government approval.

2003-02-27 00:00:00

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