Amera Akl

Charge Date: Mon Jun. 7, 2010
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Explosives, Fraud/financial crimes, Material support for terrorists, Perjury, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
Alleged Affiliation:Hezbollah

Amera and her husband Hor allegedly hid $200,000 in a vehicle they planned ship to Lebanon to help fund Hezbollah. The FBI paid an informant $20,000 over the course an eight-month investigation. She was sentenced to 40 months in prison.

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