Detroit Antiterror Authorities Bring Money Charges

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A former bank official in Detroit was arrested and accused of embezzling $438,000 and illegally wiring it to banks in Lebanon and Jordan, reports the Detroit News. As part of a government crackdown on the illegal transfer of money, federal antiterrorism prosecutors have brought three cases in Detroit since October, accusing people of attempting to send money to the Middle East. FBI agents arrested former Huntington Bank Assistant Vice President Issam Abdul Hakim-Berjaoui last week on his return from Amsterdam. He is being held without bond. A grand jury in October charged three people from Tampa, Fla . . .

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