Said Harb

Charge Date: Wed Mar. 28, 2001
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Bribery, Contraband tobacco, Criminal conspiracy, Fraud/financial crimes, Immigration violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering, Stolen goods/counterfeits
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering
State:North Carolina
Alleged Affiliation:Hezbollah

Harb, along with Chawki and Mohammad Hammoud, ran a $7.8 million cigarette smuggling ring linked to Hezbollah. He made a deal with the FBI and testified against his coconspirators. He was sentenced to more than three years in prison.

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