Mohammed Hossain

Charge Date: Fri Aug. 6, 2004
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Ansar al-Islam
Description:

An informant offered a $50,000 loan to Mohammed Hossain, an pizza shop owner and friend of Yassin Aref. The informant told Hossain that the money was made from deal to get a surface-to-air missile deal to kill the Pakistani ambassador to the UN. Hossain was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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