USA v. Al-Madioum, Abdelhamid
St. Louis Park, MN
Abdelhamid Al-Madioum of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, has been charged by indictment with providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). He was detained overseas by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and was then transferred into FBI custody. From 2015 through March 2019, Al-Madioum knowingly provided material support and resources, including personnel (namely himself) and services to ISIS. In June 2015, Al-Madioum, a native of Morocco and naturalized U.S. citizen, and his family traveled from St. Louis Park, Minnesota, to Casablanca, Morocco, to visit their extended family. In July 2015, he left Morocco and traveled to Istanbul, Turkey, and then on to Iraq and Syria, where he joined ISIS. In March of 2019, he was captured and detained by the SDF. Al-Madioum pled guilty in January 2021 to one count of providing material support and resources, namely personnel and services, to ISIS.