War on Terror

Southern California Man Pleads Guilty to Trying to Travel to Pakistan to Train Al-Qaeda

FBI sting netted Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen who went by the name Hasan Abu Omar Ghannoum and claimed to have fought in Syria


A Southern California man pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge that he tried to help al Qaeda by seeking to travel to Pakistan to train members of the group.

Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, of Garden Grove, California, was arrested in October on his way to Mexico at a bus stop in the nearby town of Santa Ana, the FBI said.