Jury selection in a U.S. court is slated to begin Monday in the case of two brothers accused of funneling profits from illegal cigarette sales to Hezbollah terrorists. Mohamad Youssef Hammoud, 28, is charged under a 1996 U.S. anti-terrorism law with providing material support to Hezbollah, labeled a terrorist group by the State Department. His brother, Chawki Youssef Hammoud, 37, faces lesser charges of immigration fraud, cigarette smuggling, money laundering and racketeering.
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