Carmen Maria Ponton Caro
|Charge Date:||Tue Jan. 3, 2006|
|Investigation Type(s):||Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering|
|Convictions:||Material support for terrorists|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)|
Ponton Caro, along with Edizon Gamboa, Bernardo Londono, Julio Lopez, Jalal Moheisen, Luis Morales, Jalal Romero, and Victor Salamanca, was caught as part of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement sting. Ponton Caro helped informants posing as FARC operatives get through Bogota's airport. She was sentenced to nearly six years in prison.
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