Kassim Tajeddine. (Social media)
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The family's lawyer confirmed that Kassem Tajeddine was indeed detained by Moroccan authorities Sunday.Mallat added that no charges have yet been brought against Tajeddine and that the Moroccan authorities were treating him well.The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control added Tajeddine to its sanctions list in May 2009 .Additional branches of Tajco in Ghana were added to the sanctions list in April 2012 .Multiple reports as well as the U.S. sanctions list have previously asserted that the family has consistently diverted sizable sums – in the millions of dollars – to Hezbollah, which is itself designated a terrorist entity by the U.S. government.
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