Hezbollah's Madoff heads to Israel with cache of cash ($5M) and goodies
Put forward by several esteemed members of the Burg community as today's "holy crap!" story. This one was posted first. Thanks to Glenmore, Barbara and others.
Hezbollah's CFO has fled to Israel taking with him large sum of stolen money, classified documents and maps, local news media reported on Friday.
I'm going to
The news website, Now Lebanon, cited Hezbollah officials saying that the 29-year old telecommunication engineer, Hussein Fahs, has crossed to Israel carrying with him $5 million in embezzled money from the group. Fahs is also head of Hezbollah's operational communications network.
And a free trip to Ft. Meade
In September, Fahs, who is native of southern Lebanon, was arrested along with other four Hezbollah members over the suspicion of embezzling the group's funds and collaborating with Israel, Yoni Alpert's Terror Watch reported.
Who decided to let him out? Eric Holder?
According to Al-Joumhouria newspaper, he was arrested while on his way to an unknown destination by 20 Iranian intelligence officers at Beirut's Hariri Airport. At the time it was suspected that they stole at least $5 million in Iranian aid funds.
20? Probably 10 and 10 watchers
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