USA v. Sheikh, Barsit Javed
Cary, NC

Jabhat al-Nusrah (al-Qaida in Iraq)

[EDNC] Basit Javed Sheikh (also known as Abdul Basit) was indicted for providing material support and resources to Jabhat al-Nusrah also known as al-Qaida in Iraq. Sheikh pleaded guilty to providing material support to Jabhat a-Nusrah. He has acknowledged that since he is not a natural born citizen of the United States he faces possible automatic removal from the United States.