Abdelhaleem Ashqar

Charge Date: Thu Oct. 9, 2003
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Obstruction of justice
State:Illinois
Alleged Affiliation:Hamas
Description:

Ashqar, a former business professor at Howard University, refused to testify before a grand jury investigating Hamas. Inside Ashqar's home, the FBI found Hamas documents and minutes from high-level Hamas meetings. Mohamed Shorbagi testified at his trial. Ashqar was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.

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