Another soldier in the ongoing war that the side of freedom continues to pretend is a series of separate and unrelated criminal acts.
An Ohio man pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to provide material support to terrorists and to soliciting the murder of a federal judge.
Yahya Farooq Mohammad, a citizen of India who married a U.S. citizen in 2008, pleaded guilty to traveling to Yemen to provide thousands of dollars, equipment, and other assistance to notorious now-dead terrorist recruiter Anwar Al-Awlaki. He was indicted in 2015 along with three others, his brother, Ibrahim Mohammad, Asif Ahmed Salim, and Sultane Room Salim, but he is the first to plead guilty, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
“On July 22, 2009, Mohammad traveled with two associates to Yemen to meet Awlaki and deliver the $22,000 that they had raised,” the DOJ statement said. “Although they were unable to meet Awlaki in person, Mohammad and his associates did ensure that Awlaki received the money through a courier.”
Mohammad also pleaded guilty to attempting to hire an FBI agent posing as a “hitman,” to kidnap and murder U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary, who was presiding over his case in 2016. He offered to pay up to $15,000 to have the judge taken care of….