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Florida imam convicted of providing support to Pakistani Taliban

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  1. Revmitchell

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    MIAMI – An elderly Muslim cleric was convicted Monday of funneling thousands of dollars to support the Pakistani Taliban terror organization, which is blamed for suicide bombings and other attacks that have killed both Americans and Pakistanis.

    The jury returned its verdict after the two-month trial of Hafiz Khan, the 77-year-old imam at a downtown Miami mosque. Khan was found guilty of all four charges: two conspiracy counts and two counts of providing material support to terrorists.

    Each charge carries a maximum 15-year prison sentence. U.S. District Judge Robert Scola set sentencing for May 30.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/03/0...istani-taliban/?test=latestnews#ixzz2MblsmSPC
     
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