USA v. Mohamed Hussein, et al.
Boston, MA

Al Qaeda

[DMA] Mohammed Hussein and Liban Hussein, owners of the Barakaat North American Inc., an electronic money transferring business, allegedly transferred money to foreign countries without the required state license. FBI surveillance suspected the brothers of funding al Qaeda through money transfers to United Arab Emirates and Somalian banks. In 2002, Hussein was convicted and sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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