GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — United States Lawyer Andrew Birge declared nowadays that Chief United States District Judge Robert J. Jonker sentenced Mohamud Abdikadir Muse, age 25, of Lansing, Michigan to provide 98 months in federal jail for conspiring to provide material help to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“ISIS”), a selected overseas terrorist group. Following his release from prison, Mohamud Muse was ordered to serve 10 a long time of supervised release. The governing administration sought a sentence of 198 months in jail regular with the sentence advisable by the United States Sentencing Rules.
On January 21, 2019, unique brokers of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and customers of its Joint Terrorism Task Pressure arrested Mohamud Muse at the Gerald R. Ford Intercontinental Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan, after his brother, Muse Muse, checked in for a flight to the initial of a sequence of places on his way to Mogadishu, Somalia, with the purpose of becoming a member of ISIS. Their relative, Mohamed Haji, also was arrested for conspiring to provide product support to ISIS.
According to court docket paperwork, amongst December 2018 and January 2019, Muse Muse coordinated with an individual he believed to be a Somali ISIS fighter to wire funds to be applied to order airline tickets for vacation to Mogadishu, Somalia, where he considered he would meet an ISIS representative. All three defendants picked up revenue to give Muse Muse the funds to vacation to sign up for ISIS, all 3 defendants pledged