Mahmud Faruq Brent

Charge Date: Mon Nov. 7, 2005
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Lashkar-e-Taiba
Description:

Brent was a Washington, D.C. cab driver who attended a Lashkar-e-Taiba training camp in Pakistan. His background was revealed to the FBI by his associate Tarik Shah, who told an undercover informant that Brent had complained about how "difficult it was to be back in the United States." Shah recorded a conversation between himself and Brent discussing terrorist training and finding foreign contacts. Brent was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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