RALEIGH (WTVD) — A Cary man has been charged with aiding a foreign terrorist organization.
Court documents show 29-year-old Basit Sheikh, also known as Abdul Basit, was arrested Nov. 2.
Sheikh was indicted for providing material support and resources to the al-Nusrah Front, a known terrorist organization. It’s a group with ties to Al-Qaida in Iraq.
The arrest report showed Sheikh is employed by the United States Postal Service.
There have been other terrorist-related arrests in North Carolina, including a cigarette smuggling ring that aided Hezbollah.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.