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November 6, 2020
House bill introduced to counter worldwide money-laundering by Hezbollah
(JNS) — A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to counter money laundering by the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hezbollah.
Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) introduced “The Hezbollah Money Laundering Prevention Act of 2020” on Sept. 30, based upon recommendations made by the Republican Study Committee’s National Security Strategy.
If enacted, it would put a stop to Hezbollah’s money-laundering activities throughout the world, especially in Lebanon and Latin America, by requiring the presi...