Parvez Mehmood Sandhu

Charge Date: Wed May. 23, 2007
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Contraband tobacco, Fraud/financial crimes, RICO/racketeering, Terrorist fundraising
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:RICO/racketeering
State:Maryland
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Sandhu, along with Mazhar Chughtai, was charged as part of a sting known as Operation Cash-Out. He helped an informant transfer proceeds from drug trafficking, terrorist financing, and contraband smuggling to foreign bank accounts. He was sentenced to 21 months in prison.

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