DOJ Seeks To Revoke Citizenship For Man

The Department of Justice filed a complain the the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri today [Wednesday] to revoke the naturalization of a man who admitted to sending funds to a Iraq.

According to the complaint, Mubarak Ahmed Hamed came into the country on a student visa, and received his citizenship through the diversity visa lottery program. During this time, he started the Islamic American Relief Agency based in Columbia.

He used the tax exempt, non-profit organization to funnel money from business accounts in the United States to an account in Jordan, that would be forwarded to Iraq.

Hamed was sentenced to 4 years and 10 months in federal prison for illegally transferring more than 1 million dollars in violation of federal sanctions.

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