One wonders what he was up to when he lived in Brooklyn and New Jersey. “US asks Paraguay to extradite suspected Hezbollah financier,” from AFP, June 16 (thanks to Fausta, who notes that Hamdan used to live in Brooklyn and New Jersey):
The United States has asked Paraguay to extradite a Lebanese national suspected of funneling money to the Shiite militant group Hezbollah from the South American nation, court sources said Wednesday.
Mussa Ali Hamdan, 38, was arrested Tuesday in Ciudad del Este, part of the Triple Frontier, a region the United States has repeatedly cited as being exploited by militant groups that “finance terrorist activities.”
Hamdan is accused of 31 crimes, according to Interpol. The US extradition request cites his alleged material support for Hezbollah “including falsified documents.”
The suspect is also accused of counterfeiting US currency and conspiracy to commit passport fraud, according to the request….
Local media, citing local security officials, have said Hamdan was financing Hezbollah, which fought a devastating 2006 war with Israel and is blacklisted as a terror group by Washington….