Sanctions: Hezbollah front company in the crosshairs

The US State Department has slapped a front company which allegedly procured electronic good for the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist organisation, circumventing trade and financial sanctions.

The State Department’s notice lists names, aliases, alternative addresses and other identifying information for the chairman and CEO of Stars Group Holding as well as three executives employed by the group. Six subsidiaries of Star Holdings were also sanctioned along with their parent company.

The individuals are:

KAMEL MOHAMAD AMHAZ, 04 August 1973, President & Chief Executive Officer, Stars Group Holding

ISSAM MOHAMAD AMHAZ, 04 March 1967, Chairman, Stars Group Holding

AYMAN IBRAHIM, 01 April 1979, General Manager, Unique Stars Mobile Phones LLC

ALI ZEAITER, 24 February 1977,General Manager, Stars International Ltd.

HANNA ELIAS KHALIFEH, 09 July 1955

The entities are:

STARS GROUP HOLDING 

UNIQUE STARS MOBILE PHONES LLC 

STARS INTERNATIONAL LTD 

STARS COMMUNICATIONS LTD 

TELESERVE PLUS SAL 

STARS COMMUNICATIONS OFFSHORE SAL 

FASTLINK SARL

 

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