Three Activists Indicted on Charges Over Hamas-Financing Scheme

By: Washington - AP
By: Washington - AP

The three activists are accused of using bank accounts in the United States to launder millions of dollars to support Hamas, which the U.S. government has designated as a terrorist organization.

The indictment against the three was unsealed Friday.

The activists include Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzook, whose deputy chief of the Hamas political bureau. Authorities have issued a warrant for his arrest.

The others are Muhammad Hamid Khalil Salah of Chicago and Abdelhaleem Hasan Abdelraziq Ashqar of Alexandria, Virginia. Both men were arrested Thursday night.

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