October Martinique Lewis
|Charge Date:||Thu Oct. 3, 2002|
|Investigation Type(s):||Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering, Sedititious conspiracy|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Al Qaeda|
Lewis, along with Jeffrey Battle, Ahmed Ibrahim Bilal, Muhammad Ibrahim Bilal, Patrice Lumumba Ford, and Maher Mofeid Hawash, was one of the Portland Seven, a homegrown cell. The FBI put them under investigation after a sheriff's deputy found several of them holding target practice. The group flew to China in an unsuccessful attempt to enter Afghanistan and join Al Qaeda. Lewis is the ex-wife of ringleader Jeffrey Leon Battle. She cooperated with authorities and received a penalty of three years in prison.
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