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I’m broke, says Durban tycoon accused by US of funding Isis


I’m broke, says Durban tycoon accused by US of funding Isis

Farhad Hoomer, last week sanctioned by the US government, says he can’t pay his utility bill thanks to legal fees


From multimillionaire, who made his money in gold, diamonds, property and the shoe industry, to a man unable to afford his utility bill while his four-year-old son battles blood cancer in a government hospital. 

This is the picture Farhad Hoomer painted after he was sanctioned by the US government last week, accusing him and three other SA men of funding Isis and Isis-Mozambique. He said legal bills from his previous cases had also affected him financially.

Durban-based Hoomer, Capetonian Siraaj Miller and Johannesburg men Abdella Hussein Abadigga from Ethiopia and Peter Charles Mbaga from Tanzania were named by the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as “financial facilitators” for Isis and Isis-Mozambique. ..

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