Khalid Awan

Charge Date: Wed Mar. 8, 2006
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Khalistan Commando Force (KCF)

While serving a five-year jail sentence for credit card fraud, Khalid Awan told an inmate at the Metropolitan Dention Center in Brooklyn about his relationship with the leader of the Khalistan Commando Force, a terrorist group in India. Through prison telephone calls, Awan introduced the inmate as a potential recruit for KCF. Awan admitted he sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to KCF.

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