Monday, July 18, 2005

Nur trial continued

The jury trial for Ahmed Abdi Nur, indicted by a federal grand jury for operating an illegal money transmitting business that wired nearly $4 million to the United Arab Emirates and elsewhere, has been continued to 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, 2005.

Nur (KCMO), a native of Somalia and a naturalized citizen of the United States, operates Amal Business Center, a retail store at 4436 St. John in Kansas City that sells groceries and clothing Besides his alleged unlicensed money transmitting business, Nur is charged with structuring financial transactions in order to evade federal reporting requirements.