USA v. Ahmed, Aref
Buffalo, NY

Al Qaeda

[WDNY] Aref Ahmed was convicted on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and smuggling contraband cigarettes. Ahmed helped finance the travel of six Yemeni-American men, the so-called Lackawanna Six, from Buffalo to Afghanistan to attend an Al Qaeda-affiliated training camp.

See also: US v. Goba, Yahya, et al.

Related Topics: Prosecutions, Terror Financing