New charges brought against Brooklyn men in terror case

NEW YORK - (AP) - New terrorism charges have been brought in NewYork City against two U.S. citizens accused of trying to aidal-Qaida.

New charges including providing material support to al-Qaida andviolating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act are in asuperseding indictment announced yesterday.

The fresh charges were brought against Wesam El-Hanafiof Brooklyn, and Sabirhan Hasanoff. Hasanoff is also a citizen ofAustralia.

The two Brooklyn men are accused of aiding al-Qaida with moneyand computer assistance.

Both men have pleaded not guilty. El-Hanafi's lawyers saythere's nothing new in the indictment and that their client standsby his plea.

If convicted they could get up to 70 years in prison.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

At least six people have been arrested and 1 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
Senior Samuel Langshteyn received a cochlear implant when 2 Best of Brooklyn: Hearing-impaired student performs in play
VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day 3 VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day
News 12 viewers took to Facebook to discuss 4 The Buzz: 8-year-old wanders out of charter school, found walking along train tracks
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will host the grand opening 5 New span at Kosciuszko Bridge opens to drivers

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE