Man charged in conspiracy to send money to Syria
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A local man is facing charges related to a conspiracy to send money to Syria.
Emell Meda is accused of ordering and paying three other people to send thousands of dollars to a person in Syria while using their names. They were supposed to use Meda's name since he was the source of the money for the international electronic funds transfers.
Meda has been charged with one count of conspiracy to structure financial transactions, and one count of structuring financial transactions. He faces 10 years in federal prison if convicted on both counts.
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