US blacklists four Pakistanis for money laundering

Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The US has blacklisted four Pakistanis and banned their companies as well on charges of money laundering, a media report said on Wednesday.

The News International identified the four as Obaid Khanani, Huzaifa Khanani, Javed Khanani and Atif Polani. Their companies were blacklisted by the US Treasury Department.

The report said these companies had been set up in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates and were used to launder the money of drug dealers based in China, Mexico and Colombia.

Obaid Khanani was described as the son of Altaf Khanani, who is under arrest in the US on charges of laundering money for the Taliban. Javed is his brother while Huzaifa is his nephew.



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