The Department of Justice today unsealed indictments against 14 people, a number of them U.S. citizens, accused of "providing money, personnel and services" to the Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab. Ten are accused of leaving the country to join the group. According to the DOJ release, seven of the defendants had been previously charged. Two of the suspects were arrested today.
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"The indictments unsealed today shed further light on a deadly pipeline that has routed funding and fighters to the al-Shabaab terror organization from cities across the United States," said Attorney General Eric Holder.