Rafiq Abdus Sabir

Charge Date: Mon Jun. 27, 2005
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda

Sabir was an emergency room doctor whom Tarik Shah invited to serve as a medic for injured Al Qaeda members abroad. Sabir attended a meeting with Shah and an informant where he was recorded making a pledge to Al Qaeda. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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