US v. Abdallah, Akram Musa
[DAZ] An indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Phoenix charged Akram Musa Abdallah (a.k.a. Abu Saiaf) of Mesa, Arizona, of lying to authorities over his involvement in fundraising for the Holy Land Foundation (HLF), an Islamic charity alleged to have provided financial support for Hamas, a designted foreign terrorist organization. Abdallah fundraised for HLF in the Phoenix metropolitan area between 1994 and 1997. Abdallah pleaded guilty to making false statments to the FBI. He was sentenced to18 months in prison for lying to the FBI in connection with his fundraising activities for the Holy Land Foundation.