Ministry of justice: Ex-leader of the terrorist group should lose citizenship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Ministry of Justice says the former leader of the Missouri-based organization that illegal money funneled into Iraq to his AMERICAN citizenship revoked.

The federal agency filed a complaint Wednesday in the U.s. District Court in Kansas City. The repealing of the naturalisation of the Mubarak Hamed.

Hamed was the director of the Islamic American relief agency, posing as a charity to help famine victims in Africa. The organization collected $1 million to $3 million per year in contributions from 1991 to 2003.

The Ministry of Justice says the group secretly led to approximately $1.4 million to Iraq in violation of U.S. economic sanctions. The group disbanded in 2004, after the U.S. government considered it a terrorist organization.

Hamed is a native of Sudan. He was sentenced in 2012 to nearly five years in federal prison.


Information from: The Kansas City Star,

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