Tags: US | Missouri | Funding | Al | Qaida

Mo. Businessman Admits Sending Money to al-Qaida

Thursday, 20 May 2010 08:38 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

A Kansas City auto parts dealer faces up to 65 years in federal prison after admitting he sent money to al-Qaida.

Khalid Ouazzani pleaded guilty Wednesday to bank fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to provide financial support to a terrorist organization.

The 32-year-old native of Morocco had been a U.S. citizen for less than a year when he took out a loan that he said was for his business.

He admitted Wednesday that he instead wired nearly $113,000 to a bank account in the United Arab Emirates to buy an apartment there.

Eventually, he said, he began funneling money to al-Qaida. In all, he admitted sending $23,500 to al-Qaida between August 2007 and mid-2008.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Oil Price Fall Challenges US Shale Boom

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 10:16 AM

The US shale boom, which has challenged the rules of the global petroleum market, could soon face its own day of reckoni . . .

Buffalo Residents Urged to Prepare for Flooding

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 08:58 AM

Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow e . . .

Obama, Jeter Tee off on Exclusive Vegas Course

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 07:47 AM

President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Part . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved