US v. Dhafir, Rafil
Syracuse, NY

Iraqi insurgency

[NDNY] In February 2005, Rafil Dhafir was convicted on charges of money laundering and participating in a conspiracy to use his charity, "Help the Needy," to funnel money to Iraq in violation of U.S. sanctions. He was sentenced to 22 years in prison. Dhafir was resentenced to the same 22-year term upon appeal.

Related Topics: Prosecutions, Terror Financing