Charged: September 23, 2014
District of Minnesota
Pleaded Guilty: October 02, 2014
Sentenced: February 21, 2017
Released: November 15, 2018
Mahdi Hussein Furreh communicated with Ahmed Faarax, who federal prosecutors allege helped recruit people in Minnesota for the Shabab. Furreh admitted that he lied to FBI agents when asked if he had communicated with Faarax, who is believed to be in Africa.