A Michigan man was charged in an indictment unsealed on Tuesday with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, aka ISIS.
He was also charged with being a felon in possession of a destructive device.
According to the indictment, Aws Mohammed Naser, 34, formerly of Westland, attempted to provide material support to ISIS, in the form of personnel (including himself) and services, knowing that ISIS was a designated terrorist organization, and that ISIS engages in terrorism.
In addition, Naser is charged with being a felon in possession of a destructive device in October 2017.
Naser was arraigned on the indictment at the federal courthouse in Detroit on Tuesday at 1 pm, according to the DOJ.
If convicted, Naser faces a maximum statutory penalty of up to 20 years in prison for the attempted material support charge and up to 15 years in prison for being a felon in possession of a destructive device.
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