Israel denies Hezb'allah CFO defected

It's a story that caused a stir in the Middle East. English language news site al-Arabiya reported yesterday that Hezb'allah big shot Hussein Fahs, the terrorist group's chief financial officer, fled to Israel with " large sum of stolen money, classified documents and maps" The news website, Now Lebanon, cited Hezbollah officials saying that the 29-year old telecommunication engineer, Hussein Fahs, has crossed to Israel carrying with him $5 million in embezzled money from the group. Fahs is also head of Hezbollah's operational communications network. In September, Fahs, who is native of southern Lebanon, was arrested along with other four Hezbollah members over the suspicion of embezzling the group's funds and collaborating with Israel, Yoni Alpert's Terror Watch reported. The operation to arrest the five was a collaborative one between Hezbollah and Iranian intelligence. Hezbollah, which has long been a staunch ally to...(Read Full Post)