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Hezbollah 'Financier' Arrested in Brazil

Brazilian police arrested a fugitive who the United States accuses of being the financier for the Lebanese group Hezbollah. Assad Ahmad Barakat was arrested in Foz de Iguazu, a city in the border region between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, according to police. He has frequently faced accusations of illegal activity in the region - known as the Triple Frontier - which is also considered a haven for smuggling, trafficking and counterfeiting.

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