The jihad goes up in smoke, as Nasrallah gets richer and richer. The Taliban has long financed its activities through drugs as well. More on this story. “Report: Hizbullah Laundered Drug Money in US Banks,” by Chana Ya’ar in Israel National News, December 29 (thanks to Pamela Geller):
The Hizbullah terrorist organization is in hot water over a scheme to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in multi-national drug trafficking revenues.
According to a report published by the World News Tribune, the Lebanon-based terrorist organization is using American banks and other financial institutions to process money earned from trafficking in South America.
The complaint filed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice, charges Hizbullah with using the money to buy used cars in the U.S. for transport to West Africa, where they are then sold, mostly in Benin….
However, some intelligence sources are questioning how much of the funds are actually being used for the day-to-day operations of the terrorist organization, and how much is going to line the pockets of its leader, Hassan Nasrallah.…