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
Awaiting Trial
Details
Alaa Mohd Abusaad
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Female
  • Race
    Unknown
Alaa Mohd Abusaad, a woman living in Alabama, allegedly 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."