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Ohio Brothers Accused of Money Laundering Schemes to Live Luxury Life; Now Facing Charges in Court

Ohio Brothers Accused of Money Laundering Schemes to Live Luxury Life; Now Facing Charges in Court

Two brothers from Northeast Ohio are now facing charges for their alleged involvement in long-term fraud and money laundering schemes, which prosecutors claim resulted in victims losing millions of dollars.

41-year-old Zubair Al Zubair of Bratenahl and his brother, 30-year-old Muzzammil Al Zubair of Pepper Pike, were charged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Thursday.

A release from the Department of Justice states that the brothers are accused of participating in various schemes, such as investment fraud and cryptocurrency mining, in order to obtain funds and property from their victims.

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The brothers allegedly misused the funds to cover expenses related to cars, travel, firearms, and jewelry. The brothers are facing allegations of dishonesty regarding their purported wealth and supposed ties to the government.

According to the release, Zubair Al Zubair is accused of making false claims about his marital status and his affiliation with the royal family in the United Arab Emirates. Allegations have been made against them for allegedly deceiving others in order to amass substantial financial gains from June 2020 to August 2023.

The brothers face multiple charges including conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to engage in money laundering, money laundering, and theft of government funds. Zubair Al Zubair is facing charges of harboring a fugitive.

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