Judge Says Iran, Terror Groups Owe $6B For 9/11

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT) -- The Iranian government, Hezbollah, the Taliban and al-Qaida owe more than $6 billion in damages to family members of nearly 60 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a New York magistrate judge found Monday in multidistrict litigation brought by the victims’ family members.

After U.S. District Judge George Daniels found in December that top Iranian officials and state agencies had given al-Qaida assistance that helped it carry out the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank Maas issued a report...
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Case Title

In Re: Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001


Case Number

1:03-md-01570

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

George B. Daniels

Date Filed

December 10, 2003

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