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Lebanese Businessman Pleads Guilty of Violating US Sanctions

A Lebanese businessman accused of providing millions of dollars to the Hezbollah militant group pleaded guilty Thursday and admitted his role in a money-laundering conspiracy to evade U.S. sanctions, the Justice Department said.    Kassim Tajideen, 63, of Beirut was accused of conspiring with at least five other people to conduct over $50 million in transactions with U.S. businesses, in violation of sanctions that barred him from doing business with U.S. people and...

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