October 11, 2013
California Man Charged With Material Support for al-Qaeda
A Garden Grove man was arrested Friday morning on federal charges that he provided support to the terrorist organization al-Qaida, according to the FBI.Facebook has one Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum from Garden Grove.
Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, also known as “Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum,” 24, was taken into custody at a bus station in Santa Ana where he was attempting to board a bus headed for Mexico, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a brief statement emailed to news media.
Nguyen had been named in a two-count indictment returned Friday by a Los Angeles federal grand jury, the FBI stated.
He was charged with knowingly attempting to provide material support to al-Qaida and making false statements in an application for a passport.
Nguyen had been “radicalized” and wanted to become a “foot soldier” for al-Qaida, sources told the Los Angeles Times.
Her lists himself as a member of California State University at Fullerton's Muslim Students Association.
He had attended a gun show on Nov 25th of last year.
Hat Tip: Twitchy