Man faces sentencing for assisting in terror plot

Man faces sentencing for assisting in terror plot

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for aiding in a terror plot.

Nader Saadeh (nah-DAYR' sah-DAY') pleaded guilty in 2015 to conspiracy to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization. He's facing a maximum of 15 years in prison when he appears in a Newark court on Monday.

Saadeh's brother, Alaa, received a 15-year sentence in 2016.

Prosecutors said Nader Saadeh helped his brother get a plane ticket to travel overseas to join the Islamic State group.

At Nader Saadeh's plea hearing in 2015, he acknowledged a co-defendant showed him diagrams for making bombs and discussed plans to use them in Times Square, at the World Trade Center and Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Queens

Updated : 2021-04-15 22:09 GMT+08:00