Mohamed Abdi

Charge Date: Tue Oct. 23, 2001
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Stolen goods/counterfeits
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Stolen goods/counterfeits
State:Virginia
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Abdi's name and number were found on a map in a car registered to Nawaq Alhazmi, one of the 9/11 hijackers. His name was misspelled, but the FBI pursued him anyway. He pleaded guilty to forging housing subsidy checks. He was sentenced to four months in prison.

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