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Moroccan authorities have arrested Kassim Tajeddine, deemed by Washington a top financier of Lebanon's Hezbollah, and plan to extradite him to the United States, a Moroccan security source close to the case said on Tuesday.Tajideen was arrested on March 12 at Casablanca airport on an arrest warrant issued two days earlier by Interpol's Washington office for alleged fraud, money laundering and financing of "terrorist activities", the source told Reuters.Hezbollah has previously denied U.S. accusations that it is linked to money-laundering.The U.S. sanctions in 2010 barred U.S. citizens from doing business with the brothers but some of their companies have continued to operate.
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