USA v. Elias Mohamed Akhdar, et al.
[EDMI] 11 Dearborn, Michigan-based co-defendants charged with racketeering related to a Charlotte, North Carolina cigarette smuggling scheme. Proceeds from the effort were then forwarded to Hizballah. In January, 2004, Akhdar was sentenced to 70 months in prison and was fined over $2,000,000 after having pled guilty in July, 2003.
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