26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack: US national pleads guilty to charges of providing support to LeT

DNA India | 5/9/2019 | Staff
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A US national Wednesday pleaded guilty to the charges of helping and supporting Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

Michael Kyle Sewell, 18, who was arrested in February, admitted to encouraging an individual, identified in court documents only as coconspirator 1, to join Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

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He now faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to USD 250,000.

The sentencing is scheduled for August 12.

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According to the guilty plea, Sewell provided the coconspirator, who he spoke to on social media, with contact information for an individual he believed could facilitate the coconspirator's travel to Pakistan to join the LeT.

Unbeknownst to Sewell and the coconspirator, the facilitator was an undercover FBI agent.

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Sewell and the coconspirator discussed what the coconspirator should say...
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