US blacklists 4 Pakistanis on money laundering charges
WASHINGTON: The United States blacklisted four Pakistanis and banned their companies as well on charges of money laundering, on Tuesday.
According to details, Obaid Khanani, Huzaifa Khanani, Javed Khanani and Atif Polani were blacklisted by the United States of America. The companies operated by the said persons were also blacklisted by the United States Treasury Department. It was alleged that these companies used to launder the money of drug dealers. These companies have been set up in Pakistan and UAE. It was alleged that the companies laundered money for criminals based in China, Mexico and Columbia.
Obaid Khanani is the son of Altaf Khanani, who is currently under arrest in the USA on charges of laundering money for the Taliban. Javed Khanani is his brother while Huzaifa Khanani is his nephew.