Hezbollah fundraising, operations in U.S., Latin America

By WND Staff

A series of recent law enforcement actions indicates the depth of Iranian-tied criminal activity in Mexico may be greater than previously known.

In October, a Texas-car salesman was arrested in connection with an Iranian plot to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Washington. Prosecutors say officials in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps believed they were dealing with a “large and sophisticated” Mexican drug cartel to carry out the hit. A $100,000 down payment on the hit shows the Iranians were comfortable dealing with the cartel representative, who in fact was a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) informant.

Read the whole story at Investigative Project News.