Numan Maflahi

Charge Date: Wed Apr. 9, 2003
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Making false statements
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Making false statements
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Maflahi, a gas station owner, assisted Sheikh Satar, a controversial Yemeni cleric, with collecting donations at mosques during his 1999 visit to Brooklyn. When questioned by authorities, he lied about his affiliation with the sheikh. Both were connected to Abad Elfgeeh's money transfer operation. Maflahi was sentenced to five years in prison.

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