Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years’ Imprisonment for Attempting to Provide Material Support to Terrorists | OPA | Department of Justice

…Elvis Redzepagic, 30, of Commack, pleaded guilty in April 2021. According to court documents, in early 2015, Redzepagic began communicating with an individual he believed to be both the commander of a battalion in Syria and a member of ISIS or the al-Nusrah Front, and made attempts to join that individual’s battalion to engage in violent jihad. In July 2015, Redzepagic traveled to Turkey and made multiple unsuccessful attempts to cross the border into Syria. Unable to enter Syria from Turkey, Redzepagic traveled to Jordan in August 2016, but was stopped and deported by Jordanian authorities…

Source: Man Sentenced to More Than 16 Years’ Imprisonment for Attempting to Provide Material Support to Terrorists | OPA | Department of Justice