USA v. Asmar, Joseph


[EDNY] Hizabllah associate Joseph Asmar, a citizen of Lebanon, pleaded guilty to a money laundering charge for laundering funds he believed to be drug money. Asmar was arrested in Paris in October 2015, on a provisional arrest warrant issued from the Eastern District of New York, and was extradited to the United States on December 2016. He was sentenced to 20 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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