Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the disruption of the financial mechanisms of Hizballah. Mohammad Ibrahim Bazzi, who operates or transacts business in or through Belgium, Lebanon, Iraq, and several countries in West Africa, is a key Hizballah financier. Bazzi has generated millions of dollars for Hizballah from his business activities.
Bazzi either owns or controls Global Trading Group NV, Euro African Group LTD, Africa Middle East Investment Holding SAL, Premier Investment Group SAL Offshore, and Car Escort Services S.A.L. Off Shore, all of which are U.S.-sanctioned companies through which Bazzi has provided millions of dollars to Hizballah.
On May 17, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury designated Mohammad Ibrahim Bazzi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist pursuant to Executive Order 13224, as amended. As a result of this designation, among other consequences, all property and interests in property of Bazzi that are subject to U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with Bazzi. In addition, it is a crime to knowingly provide, or attempt or conspire to provide, material support or resources to Hizballah, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.