Mohamed Abdihamid Farah

Charged: February 19, 2015
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Minnesota
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Found Guilty: June 03, 2016
Sentenced: November 16, 2016
Imprisonment
30 years
Supervised Release
life
Details
Mohamed Abdihamid Farah
  • Age
    35
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Black
Mohamed Abdihamid Farah was among a group of Somali-Americans in Minnesota who plotted to travel to Syria and join ISIS. The FBI recruited a member of the group, Abdirahman Bashir, to be an informant. Bashir was paid $41,000 to record their conversations about joining ISIS.