Abdulrahman Farhane

Charged: February 07, 2006
Affiliation
None
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Criminal conspiracy
  • Making false statements
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: November 08, 2006
Sentenced: April 15, 2007
Imprisonment
13 years
Supervised Release
2 years
Released: May 30, 2017
Details
Abdulrahman Farhane
  • Age
    63
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Abdulrahman Farhane is a Brooklyn bookstore owner who revealed intentions to provide material support and purchase weapons to an undercover informant. The FBI had recordings of conversations between Tarik Shah and Farhane discussing ways to raise money for Islamic fighters. He also introduced Shah to the FBI informant. Farhane claims he went along with the talks so as not to offend customers.