Ahmed Hassan Al-Uqaily

Charge Date: Thu Oct. 7, 2004
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Firearms violations
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Firearms violations
Alleged Affiliation: None

A friend of Al-Uqaily tipped off the FBI after he expressed a desire to buy weapons and "go jihad." He told an informant about potential targets and paid the informant $1,000 for disassembled machine guns, four hand grenades, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. He was sentenced to nearly six years in prison.

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