US man arrested on al-Qaeda terrorism charges

2013-10-12 18:02

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Los Angeles - US authorities on Friday arrested a California man and indicted him on charges of providing material support to al-Qaeda.

According to the indictment, Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen of Garden Grove, California was arrested as he was about to board a bus to Mexico.

Nguyen, a US citizen who also went under the name Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum, was also charged with an attempt to falsely secure a US passport to engage in an act of international terrorism.

The indictment said that Nguyen "knowingly attempted to provide material support and resources" to al-Qaeda, but did not give any other details of Nguyen's alleged crimes.

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