US Treasury sanctions individuals for providing financial support to Hezbollah
The US Treasury Department is imposing sanctions on three people and a company it says are helping fund Hezbollah activities.
Sanctions imposed by the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control target Adel Diab, Ali Mohamad Daoun, Jihad Salem Alame and their company, Dar Al Salam for Travel & Tourism.
Hezbollah’s “extensive network of financial facilitators has helped the group tap into Lebanon’s financial resources and survive the current economic crisis”, the Treasury said.
The group, designated as a terrorist entity by the United States since 2001, uses businessmen to “access material and financial support through the legitimate business sector”, says the Treasury, “to finance its acts of terrorism and its attempts to destabilize Lebanese politics”. establishments”.