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3 Defendants Sentenced in Va. 'Jihad' Case

Two members of an alleged Virginia jihad network were sentenced to more than 11 years in prison yesterday and a third man received less than four years after they apologized for supporting what the government says were terrorist missions abroad. Yong Ki Kwon received the longest sentence,111/2 years, because of what prosecutors and a federal judge called his larger role in the conspiracy. Khwaja Mahmood Hasan was sentenced to 11 years and three months. Donald T. Surratt, described by prosecutors as “less culpable,” will go to jail for just less than four years. “In the government’s view, this is . . . an offense of people who were going to fight against U.S. forces overseas,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Gordon Kromberg said in court. “This is a serious offense.” Full Story

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