BOSTON (AP) — A Pakistani man arrested during the investigation of the failed Times Square bombing is due back in federal court.
A detention hearing was scheduled in Boston on Friday for Aftab Ali Khan, who is charged with immigration fraud and lying to investigators. He is not accused of knowing about or trying to participate in the botched attack.READ MORE: Teens, 17 And 19, Killed In West Hempstead Crash
A criminal complaint that Khan gave $4,900 to Faisal Shahzad, of Bridgeport, Conn., who was later convicted in the bombing attempt.READ MORE: Summit One Vanderbilt Observation Deck Opens In Midtown
Federal prosecutors said it was part of a transaction to get an equivalent amount of money to Khan’s family in Pakistan.
The complaint said the 28-year-old Khan, who lived in Watertown, got married after entering the U.S. in 2009, then filed false papers to adjust his immigration status without disclosing an illegal job.MORE NEWS: Police On Hunt For Occupant Of Black Or Dark Blue Honda Wanted In Westfield, N.J. Home Invasion And Sexual Assault
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