|Charge Date:||Tue Mar. 22, 2011|
|Investigation Type(s):||Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Drug violations, Funding terrorists|
Dato, along with Francis Ahissou, Martin Bouraima, Walid Nasr, and Maroune Saade, were arrested in a DEA drugs and weapons sting. Two undercover sources posing as Taliban representatives allegedly approached the men in Ghana to broker a deal involving cocaine and heroin to fund the Taliban. The defendants also allegedly agreed to sell surface-to-air missiles.
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