A University of Houston-Victoria professor was one of 14 people arrested Tuesday as part of a multi-agency federal investigation into trafficking of synthetic marijuana.
Omar Maher Al Nasser, 36, is an assistant professor of finance for the University of Houston-Victoria's School of Business Administration.
According to a news release by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Houston, Al Nasser is suspected of assisting the alleged drug ring in moving money to bank accounts outside the country and failing to comply with federal money transmitting registration requirements.
Federal agents have seized about 9.5 tons of drugs and chemicals. Read More >>