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.