Proving you’re never too old to engage in jihad. via Florida imam convicted of aiding Pakistani Taliban – Yahoo! News.
MIAMI (Reuters) – A south Florida imam was convicted Monday on charges of funneling more than $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban.
A federal court jury convicted Hafiz Khan, 77, on four counts of providing money and support to the group, which the United States considers a terrorist organization. Each count is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
Khan is a U.S. citizen born in Pakistan and was the imam at the Flagler Mosque, one of Miami’s oldest mosques. Prosecutors said he sent money to friends and family in Pakistan to be funneled to the Taliban between 2008 and 2010 and that some of the funds were used to buy weapons.
Jurors returned their verdict on the fifth day of deliberations following a two-month trial.
U.S. District Judge…
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