Treasury Slaps Sanctions on Lashkar-e Tayyiba Leaders

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    August 30, 2012, 1:22 PM

    By Samuel Rubenfeld

    The U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday it placed sanctions on eight people who hold leadership positions with Lashkar-e Tayyiba, a Pakistan-based group with links to the Taliban.

    Those targeted included members involved in the group’s propaganda campaigns, financial networks and logistical support networks. It also targeted military commanders directly responsible for the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, as well as attacks on coalition and Afghan forces, Treasury said.

    “Today’s action against LET is Treasury’s most comprehensive to date against this group and includes individuals participating in all aspects of LET’s operations – from commanders planning attacks to those managing LET’s relationships with other terrorist groups,” said David S. Cohen, Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence in a statement........

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