Farida Ahmed

Charge Date: Mon Aug. 16, 2004
Charges:Immigration violations, Making false statements
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Immigration violations, Making false statements
Alleged Affiliation: None

Ahmed was arrested at a Texas airport with $7,000 in international currency, pages of her South African passport ripped out, and business cards from a nonexistent Mexican city. Authorities alleged she was a human smuggler. Though the case has no clear terrorist links, the DOJ has classified it as terrorism-related. She was sentenced to time served and deportation.

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