Gary Craig, Staff writer October 1, 2014
U.S. Marshall’s lead Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Yemen, out of Federal Court. The Rochester man is accused of being supportive of “various terrorist groups.” (Photo: SHAWN DOWD/@sdowdphoto/STAFF PHO)
(Photo: Tina MacIntyre-Yee)
The federal government’s evidence in the case of Mufid Elfgeeh is so voluminous that Elfgeeh is now not scheduled to return to court until January.
“The amount of information that needs to be translated is far greater than I anticipated,” U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Feldman said in federal court Wednesday, where Elfgeeh appeared for an update on the criminal case.
Elfgeeh, 30, is accused of recruiting members for the terrorist organization, the Islamic State, and also of trying to buy firearms and silencers to kill returning troops and Shi’a Muslims living in the area.
Assistant Federal Public Defender Mark Hosken said in…
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