A federal judge sentenced Khalid Ouazzani, 32, of Kansas City after he admitted his role in a conspiracy to provide material support to al-Qaida, along with bank fraud and money laundering charges, WDAF-TV, Kansas City, reported.
Ouazzani, a native of Morocco and a naturalized U.S. citizen, admitted he worked to support al-Qaida from August 2007 to this past February, and pledged an oath of support to the terrorist group in June 2008.
He said personally provided more than $23,000 to the group and performed other tasks for al-Qaida.
Ouazzani also obtained a $175,000 line of credit commercial loan from a bank and used substantial amounts of the proceeds for personal purposes.
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