February 26, 2009
Ohio al-Qaeda Member Christopher Paul, Sentence to 20 Years
American-born Christopher Paul — who went by the names Abdul Malek and Paul Kenyatta Laws — was sentenced in federal court in Columbus on charges of conspiring with others to use a weapon of mass destruction, the Justice Department said.
The weapons in question were explosive devices the DOJ says Paul planned to use against targets in the United States and Europe.
He also was charged with providing material support and resources to terrorists.