This week in Morocco was arrested Lebanese businessman Qasim Tajeddin, which, according to U.S. authorities, was a financier of the Shiite terrorist organization «Hezbollah», reports the website news24.com.
Based on the available information, Tajeddin was detained March 12. A few days later, his lawyer gave the media the information about the arrest of his client.
According to reports, Qasim of Tajeddine suspected of transferring millions of dollars to Hezbollah, was arrested in Casablanca when he was flying from Guinea to Beirut. The detainee is still in prison of salé, near Rabat.
The US is seeking the extradition of Tajeddine, the name of which in may 2009 was included in the list of financiers of global terror. According to American authorities, Qasim Tajeddin transferred «to Hezbollah» the income of the company Tajco.
The U.S. government in 1997 made «Hezbollah» in the list of terrorist organizations.