Aref Ahmed

Charge Date: Wed Sep. 22, 1999
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Contraband tobacco, Drug violations, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:RICO/racketeering
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Ahmed gave $14,000 to five members of the Lackawanna Six, who traveled to Afghanistan and trained at an Al Qaeda camp. He was convicted on charges of money laundering and trafficking contraband cigarettes. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

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