On October 18, 2022 Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco, U.S. Attorney Breon Peace for the Eastern District of New York, and Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen of the Justice Department’s National Security Division attended a press conference at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York to announce a major national security and corporate criminal enforcement action. A global building materials manufacturer and its subsidiary pleaded guilty to a one-count criminal information charging them with conspiring to provide material support and resources in Northern Syria from 2013 to 2014 to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and the al-Nusrah Front (ANF), both U.S.-designated foreign terrorist organizations. Immediately following the defendants’ guilty pleas, U.S. District Judge William F. Kuntz II sentenced the defendants to terms of probation and to pay financial penalties, including criminal fines and forfeiture, totaling $777.78 million.
Lafarge Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organizations
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Updated November 16, 2022