Faouzi Jaber

Charged: April 06, 2017
Affiliation
FARC
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: July 25, 2017
Details
Faouzi Jaber
  • Age
    62
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
As part of a DEA narcoterrorism sting in which informants posed as members of the FARC, Faouzi Jaber, 61, of Ivory Coast, agreed to sell the undercover informants more than $8 million worth of weapons. Jaber traveled to Accra, Ghana, and Warsaw, Poland, to have conversations about the supposed arms deal. Jaber was arrested in Prague and later extradited to the United States.