Imdad Ullah Ranjha

Charge Date: Wed May. 23, 2007
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Contraband tobacco, Fraud/financial crimes, RICO/racketeering, Terrorist fundraising
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Fraud/financial crimes
State:Maryland
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Ranjha ran a business that was part of an informal money transfer system known as a hawala. An FBI informant gave him $2.2 million to transfer overseas, claiming it was related to illegal activities, including drug trafficking. Ranjha was sentenced to time served.

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