Ahmad Wais Afzali

Charge Date: Mon Oct. 19, 2009
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Making false statements
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Making false statements
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda

Afzali was a Queens imam who worked as an informant for local law enforcement. He told Najibullah Zazi that the FBI was investigating him and later lied to the agency that he had done so. He was deported to Saudi Arabia.

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