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Somali refugee in San Diego admits in plea deal to providing money to al-Qaida-linked group – Washington Post

On December 1, 2011, the Washington Post reported that Nima Yusuf, a Somali refugee residing in San Diego, California, had pleaded guilty to "aiding four men who left Minnesota to join a Somali terror group, including one man who is suspected of carrying out a suicide bombing in the African nation in October."

According to the article, Yusuf admitted that she knew that the four men went to Somalia to join al-Shabab, "an al-Qaida-linked militia trying to create an Islamic state in Somalia."  Yusuf financially supported these individuals by providing them with $1,450 over the course of several months in 2010.

Should U.S. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz accept the plea, Yusuf faces up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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