Adnan Farah

Charged: February 19, 2015
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Minnesota
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: April 13, 2016
Sentenced: November 15, 2016
Imprisonment
10 years
Supervised Release
20 years
Details
Adnan Farah
  • Age
    22
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Black
Adnan 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.