|Charge Date:||Thu Jan. 23, 2003|
|Charges:||Contraband tobacco, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering, Stolen goods/counterfeits|
|Convictions:||Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering|
Makki was among a group that purchased low-taxed cigarettes from North Carolina and untaxed cigarettes from an Indian reservation in New York and then resold them in Michigan, allegedly to fund Hezbollah. He was sentenced to nearly five years in prison and $657,000 in restitution.