Judge Overturns Convictions of Three Islamic Charity Leaders

[ AP] Rodrique Ngowi - U.S. District Court Judge Dennis Saylor IV on Tuesday threw out the government's case against a former Islamic charity leader and partially overturned the convictions of two others, ruling prosecutors failed to prove all the charges. The three were convicted in January of duping the U.S. government into awarding their Boston-based organization, Care International Inc., tax-exempt status by hiding its pro-jihad activities.

2008-06-04 01:00:00

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