|Charge Date:||Wed Feb. 8, 2006|
|Investigation Type(s):||Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Criminal conspiracy, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists|
|Convictions:||Criminal conspiracy, Making false statements|
Farhane was a Brooklyn bookstore owner who introduced would-be terrorist cell leader Tarik Shah to an undercover informant. The FBI recorded Farhane and Shah discussing ways to raise money and transfer it to Islamist fighters. Farhane said he went along with the talks so as not to offend his customers. He was sentenced to 13 years in prison.
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