One April morning, Richard Chichakli, a slender man of Syrian descent, was sitting behind his personal computer, checking e-mail and preparing for the day. His wife and teenage son were sleeping in another room of their modest brick home in Richardson. At 6 a.m., Chichakli says, he heard banging on his door. Then, without warning, he says, more than a dozen federal agents in bulletproof vests stormed into his house with guns drawn. Chichakli says an FBI agent told him they had permission to search the house. "They woke my wife and child with the muzzle of a... More >>>
Richard Chichakli denies being an accountant for the "Merchant of Death."