Michael Katz

Charge Date: Tue Nov. 24, 2009
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists, Stolen goods/counterfeits
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists, Stolen goods/counterfeits
State:Pennsylvania
Alleged Affiliation:Hezbollah
Description:

Katz, along with Hamze El-Najjar, Moussa Hamdan, Dib Harb, Latif Hazime, Hassan Hodroj, Maodo Kane, Hasan Karaki, Moustafa Kassem, and Alaa Mohamed allegedly conspired to support Hezbollah with the proceeds from selling fake passports, counterfeit money, and stolen goods. An undercover informant sold them $154,000 worth of stolen goods. Katz was sentenced to two years in prison.

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