USA v. Wesam El-Hanafi, et ano.
Brooklyn, NY

Al Qaeda

[SDNY] In April 2010, Wesam El-Hanafi and Sabirhan Hasanoff were charged with providing material support, including money and computer assistance, to al Qaeda. A superseding indictment issued in September 2010 contained three additional charges, including providing material support to al Qaeda, and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act in connection with their alleged support of al Qaeda.

Hasanoff was sentenced to 18 years in prison for providing and attempting to provide material support to al Qaeda. He had earlier pleaded guilty to providing material support to the terrorist organization.

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