FBI: Al-Arian Helped Kin of Terrorists

(AP/Miami Herald) Former South Florida professor Sami Al-Arian sent money to relatives of Palestinian terrorists who were convicted in an attack at an Israeli military camp that killed three people, according to financial records introduced Wednesday in his terrorism-support trial. Al-Arian sent nearly $2,000 each to family members of four men jailed after the Feb. 14, 1992, attack, FBI accountant Michael Wysocki testified. When the attackers were caught, they proclaimed themselves members of the terrorism group Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which Al-Arian is accused in a federal indictment of supporting.

2005-09-09 00:00:00

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