New York City: Muslim accountant pleads guilty to misunderstanding Islam, aiding al-Qaeda
Safari Watch. "NYC accountant pleads guilty to terror charges," by Tom Hays for the Associated Press, June 4 (thanks to all who sent this in): NEW YORK (AP) — A well-traveled certified public accountant from New York pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges that he used his technical skills to help al-Qaida.
Sabirhan Hasanoff had been arrested in 2010 in Dubai and brought to the United States to face charges of providing material support to the terror network. He faces up to 15 years in prison at his July 23 sentencing.
Prosecutors portrayed Hasanoff as a new, more sophisticated breed of homegrown terrorist: He is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Australia who lived in Brooklyn with his two children, graduated from Baruch College in Manhattan and formerly worked as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers. (...)