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Ohio couple arrested on charges of funding Hezbollah
TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) -- Hor I. Akl, age 37, and his spouse, Amera A. Akl, age 37, both of whom are dual citizens of the United States and Lebanon, were arrested Thursday on charges related to funding the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. They appeared in Toledo federal court Thursday afternoon wearing T-shirts after their abrupt arrest. US Attorney Steven M. Dettelbach announced in a news release Thursday that the charges include: •Conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. •Conspiring to launder money. •Committing arson relating to an insurance fraud scheme. Hor Akl is also charged with two counts of bankruptcy fraud and one count of perjury. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Homeland Security and the Anti-Terrorism Task Force raided the Akl's home on the 3700 block of Brookfield Drive near the intersection of West Sylvania Avenue and Talmadge Road. The Akls were arrested without incident at about 3:30 am Agents then investigated the house, garage and vehicles. They say the raid stemmed from informant information that the Akls were stashing $500000 in a hollow car to smuggle overseas to terrorist organizations. Neighbors of the Akls say they were nice people and often saw their children playing in the yard. The Akls both worked at Charlie's Mediterranean restaurant on Monroe Street. Hor was a cook and manger. Amera was a waitress. The two were married in Lebanon in 1994. They have three children, ages 5, 15 and 17 ...
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