Ansar Mahmood

Charge Date: Tue Oct. 16, 2001
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Immigration violations
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Immigration violations
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

A friend took Mahmood's photo in front of a water treatment center in the Catskills. Plant employees called the police and said that a possible terrorist was photographing a "vulnerable target," fueling speculation that he was conspiring to pollute the water supply. The FBI found that Mahmood cosigned for an apartment for two undocumented immigrants. He was sentenced to deportation to Pakistan.

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