NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of a New Jersey man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization (all times local):
A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 10 years for aiding in a terror plot.
Nader Saadeh pleaded guilty in 2015 to conspiracy to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization. In court on Monday he apologized for his actions.
He had faced a maximum sentence of 15 years, but received less time because his cooperation helped the government prosecute his older brother and two other men.
Prosecutors had sought a sentence of 10 to 12 years.
At his plea hearing in 2015, Saadeh said he discussed plans to use bombs in Times Square and other New York locations.
Saadeh’s older brother, Alaa, a former supervisor at an office supply store, is serving a 15-year sentence.
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.
At the time of his arrest, prosecutors said Nader Saadeh helped his brother pay for 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.
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