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"He did not fully understand that some individuals (in that group) had connections to al-Shabab," Mr. Sulland told the Associated Press. "He sent money for humanitarian purposes and also to the insurgency, but he couldn't decide what it was used for. It was not illegal to send money to the insurgency."
Frode Sulland, a defense attorney for the man, said his client did not intend to send money to al-Shabab but to the Islamic Courts Union, a Somali opposition group that attempted to restore order in the country after nearly two decades of lawlessness.