Alaa Mohd Abusaad

Charged: October 22, 2018
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
Alabama
District
Northern District of Alabama
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: September 13, 2019
Details
Alaa Mohd Abusaad
  • Age
    25
  • Gender
    Female
  • Race
    Unknown
Alaa Mohd Abusaad, a woman living in Alabama, instructed an FBI informant on how to send money to fighters with Al Qaeda. Abusaad advised the informant to use fake names and addresses when conducting electronic money transfers. "You can’t have a war without weapons," Abusaad told the informant, according to the FBI's affidavit. "You can’t prepare a soldier without equipment."