United States v. Iqbal; United States v. Elahwal

January 2, 2009

* United States v. Iqbal; United States v. Elahwal (S.D.N.Y.)

Two defendants have separately pled guilty to providing material support to Hezbollah, in violation of 18 USC 2339B, by virtue of having provided satellite TV transmission services to Hezbollah’s “Al Manar” channel.    Brief accounts are provided in press releases:

http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/nys/pressreleases/December08/iqbaljavedpleapr.pdf

http://www.usdoj.gov/opa/pr/2008/December/08-nsd-1156.html

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