US imam sentenced for aiding Hamas

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February 27, 2007 19:33

 
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The imam of a north Georgia mosque who pleaded guilty to providing support to Hamas was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison. Mohamed Shorbagi pleaded guilty in October to providing material support to Hamas in a case in which the agreement, charges and even the plea hearing were handled in secret. He could have faced up to 15 years in prison, but received a sentence of seven years and eight months.

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