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Terrorist In Federal Prison Convicted Of Attempting To Provide Material Support For ISIS

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Terrorist In Federal Prison Convicted Of Attempting To Provide Material Support For ISIS

The 45-year-old Eretria-born Ethiopian citizen, Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed, was found guilty of seeking to provide material assistance to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

By Jeevan Biswas

The Eastern District of Texas has convicted an international terrorist incarcerated in the US Bureau of Prisons for additional terrorism offences committed in prison. The 45-year-old Eretria-born Ethiopian citizen, Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed, was found guilty of seeking to provide material assistance for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

He was also convicted for making a false statement to the FBI. Ahmed was acquitted of two other charges and the verdict on another is pending. He could face up to 25 years in federal prison for the conviction.
First conviction in 2013

Under the USA Patriot Act, providing material support for terrorism is a crime. Based on the evidence presented in 2013, Ahmed was found guilty in the Southern District of New York, conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and acquire military-style training from it.

Read more: https://www.ibtimes.sg/terrorist-federal-prison-convicted-attempting-provide-material-support-isis-35960