Prosecutors: Terror suspect said he'd kill investigating FBI agents

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Prosecutors say one of the Minnesota men arrested and charged with attempting to support the Islamic State also said he'd kill the FBI agents investigating him, according to court documents detailed Thursday.

FOX 9 reports authorities say recordings from a confidential informant demonstrate Mohamed Farah threatening agents.

Farah, according to the filings, said that if their "backs are against the wall," he would "kill the one who punks me," WCCO reports.

Farah, a 19-year-old from Minneapolis, is currently charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. He's one of seven men indicted by a federal grand jury earlier this week on similar charges, including attempting to support a foreign terrorist organization, and making false statements.

Prosecutors used the threats as evidence the suspects are dangerous and should remain jailed and in custody until their trial starts, the Star Tribune says.

Attorneys for the suspects have asked the men be allowed to stay in halfway houses or their homes.

The two stations and the paper have details from the court filings revealed Thursday, including more evidence prosecutors laid out, and the defense team's response to the accusations.

Charges against the others

At least nine Minnesotans have now been charged as part of this conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State group. The FBI says all of them are suspected associates or friends of one another.

Here are the seven suspects indicted this week, and the charges against them:

Hamza Naj Ahmed, 21

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Making a False Statement in a Terrorism Investigation
  • Financial aid fraud

Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 19

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization

Adnan Farah, 19

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization

Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Financial aid fraud

Guled Ali Omar, 20

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization

Abdirahman Yasin Daud, 21

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization

Mohamed Abdihamid Farah, 21

  • Conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Making false statements

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