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Minneapolis man pleads guilty to felony charge linked to terrorism funding

Abdi Mahdi Hussein admitted in a St. Louis court that he wired $21,000 overseas under a false identity and in small amounts to evade detection. The charge is not a terrorism offense, but a codefendant in the case, Mohamud Abdi Yusuf of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in November to funding terrorists. Hussein, who worked for a financial services business at the time, admitted structuring the transactions for Yusuf.
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Abdi Mahdi Hussein admitted in a St. Louis court that he wired $21,000 overseas under a false identity and in small amounts to evade detection. The charge is not a terrorism offense, but a codefendant in the case, Mohamud Abdi Yusuf of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in November to funding terrorists. Hussein, who worked for a financial services business at the time, admitted structuring the transactions for Yusuf.

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