USA v. Qureshi, Mohammad Salman Farooq
Lafayette, LA

Al Qaeda

[WDLA] Mohammad Salman Farooq Qureshi of Lafayette, Louisiana, made a false statement to FBI agents and misrepresented the true nature of his knowledge of Osama bin Laden, Wadih El-Hage, and a nongovernmental organization called Help Africa People. Qureshi was sentenced to 48 months imprisonment followed by 3 years supervised release and a $50,000 fine. El-Hage, a former al-Qaida member is serving life imprisonment in prison in connection with the 1998 US embassy bombings.

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