Hamas-linked CAIR and other Islamic supremacists will no doubt claim entrapment, but here again, there is simply no way I could be entrapped into funding a jihad terror group. How about you?
“Ohio Man Gets Over 6 Years in Terror Funds Case,” by John Seewer for the Associated Press, May 21:
A man who pleaded guilty last year with his wife in a plot to ship money to a Mideast terrorist group was sentenced to just over six years in prison on Monday.
Hor Akl and his wife, Amera Akl, planned for a year how to send up to $1 million overseas to Hezbollah, a Lebanese group the U.S. government lists as a terrorist organization, federal prosecutors say. The couple embarked on the plan after they first met with an FBI informant nearly three years ago, prosecutors say.
The Akls, dual citizens of the United States and Lebanon, both pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Hor Akl also pleaded guilty to money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and perjury charges.
U.S. District Judge James Carr in Toledo sentenced Hor Akl to 6 years and 3 months in prison. Amera Akl was sentenced last year to just over three years in prison….