Hor Akl

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Ohio Couple Pleads Guilty in Terror Funding Case

Deal allows Hor and Amera Akl to escape life sentences

(Newser) - An Ohio husband and wife pleaded guilty today to charges that they plotted to help finance a Mideast terrorist group, under a deal that spares them from potential life sentences. Hor and Amera Akl, dual citizens of the US and Lebanon, were arrested in June 2010 after authorities said an... More »

Ohio Couple Busted on Terror Charges

Toledo pair accused of funneling cash to Hezbollah

(Newser) - A Lebanese-American Toledo couple was arrested yesterday and accused of attempting to funnel money to Hezbollah. Prosecutors say Hor and Amera Akl researched and pitched 10 ways to sent money to the terrorist group, ultimately plotting to conceal up to $1 million from anonymous US donors in a vehicle and... More »

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