USA v. Jama, Muna Osama, et al.
Reston, VA


[EDVA] Muna Osman Jama, Hinda Osman Dhirane and Farhia Hassan were charged in a criminal indictment with providing material support to the Somali terrorist group, al-Shabaab. The case was transferred from the Western District of Washington District Court to the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA). Jama and Dhirane were sentenced to 12 years and 11 years respectively for providing material support to al-Shabaab. After more than seven years of extradition proceedings in the Netherlands, Farhia Hassan was brought by the FBI to the United States in October 2021. She faces charges stemming from her alleged participation in a terrorist financing ring in support of the Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabaab.

Related Topics: Material Support, Prosecutions, Terror Financing