Ohio man pleads guilty to attempting to train with an Islamic State-affiliated group

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

DAYTON, OH (AP) – An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to a terrorism offense related to an attempt to fly overseas to train with an Islamic State-affiliated group.

Naser Almadaoji had pleaded not guilty in 2018 to a federal charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization.

The government has said Almadaoji unsuccessfully tried to join a terrorist group after traveling to Egypt and Jordan.

Almadaoji pleaded guilty Friday to the same charge, which carries a possible punishment of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Sentencing was set for Jan. 31.

A message was left with Almadaoji’s attorney seeking comment.

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