Zoobia Shahnaz

Charged: December 13, 2017
Affiliation
ISIS
State
New York
District
Eastern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Financial violations
  • Material support
  • Money laundering
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Zoobia Shahnaz
  • Age
    27
  • Gender
    Female
  • Race
    Unknown
Zoobia Shahnaz allegedly committed bank fraud by obtaining a $22,500 loan and more than a dozen credit cards by making false representations. She then purchased Bitcoin using the credit cards and allegedly transferred more than $85,000 in Bitcoin to ISIS members overseas. Shahnaz then attempted to travel to Syria to join ISIS, but law enforcement officials detained her at John F. Kennedy International Airport.