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USA v. Jamil Salem Sarsour
Milwaukee, WI

Hamas

Jamil Salem Sarsour (a/k/a "Jim Salem" and "Abu Salem") was a Milwaukee businessman who was charged with evading the currency transaction reporting requirements that cash transfers in excess of $10,000 be reported to the Internal Revenue Service. Sarsour structured a $25,000 transfer on October 22, 1998, and was arrested upon his arrival in Israel. There, he pled guilty to aiding Hamas, served a multiple year sentence, and was deported to the United States. He was arrested in the US on a criminal complaint on December 27, 2002.

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