Prosecutors are laying out their case in court against two South Florida imams accused of funneling more than $50,000 to support the Pakistani Taliban, playing wiretapped phone calls and showing bank records to bolster their accusations against the Pakistan-born men.  Hafiz Khan, the head of one of Miami’s oldest mosques, and his son, Izhar Khan, were arrested in May 2011 on charges they conspired to provide money and support for the Pakistani Taliban, which the United States considers a terrorist organization. The Khans, both U.S. citizens, were named in a four-count indictment and have pleaded not guilty. If convicted the two face a maximum prison sentence of 15 years for each count.  The trial, which began last week, is expected to last nearly three months. It is one of two high-profile but unrelated terrorism-related cases prosecutors have brought in South Florida…

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/08/us-usa-florida-imams-idUSBRE9070X020130108

 

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