Charity Sentenced for Violating US Sanctions

COLUMBIA, MO. (KMOX) – A Missouri-based Islamic charity that was shut down after the federal government called it a “global terrorist organization” was sentenced in federal court for violating U.S. sanctions.

Prosecutors say the Islamic American Relief Agency transferred nearly $1.4 million to Iraq.

The agency, formerly headquartered in Columbia, divested itself of all of its funds and property.

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