Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
|Charge Date:||Wed May. 23, 2007|
|Investigation Type(s):||Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Contraband tobacco, Fraud/financial crimes, RICO/racketeering, Terrorist fundraising|
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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