Rafidi car dealership sentencing

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SAN BENITO, Texas — A Palestinian man remains in custody after being convicted for tempering with government records.

George Z. Rafidi is behind bars after a collaborative investigation between federal agents and the Cameron County District Attorney’s office led them to them to his home and businesses.

At the time he was arrested with alleged ties to money laundering and links to terrorist organizations. A spokesperson with the district attorney’s office confirms that Rafidi was convicted of only one count and will not serve any extra time in jail for the recent conviction.

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