Mahdi Hussein Furreh

Charged: September 23, 2014
Affiliation
Shabab
State
Minnesota
District
District of Minnesota
Sting
No
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Making false statements
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: October 02, 2014
Sentenced: February 21, 2017
Imprisonment
2 years
Supervised Release
3 years
Details
Mahdi Hussein Furreh
  • Age
    35
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
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.