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Al-Qaeda sends Essam al-Ridi money

Financial Transfer

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Sender LocationKhartoum, Sudan
Recipient LocationTucson, Arizona, United States
Sent Late 1992
Sender BankShamal Bank
ParticipantsEssam al-Ridi (Recipient) 1
ParticipantsWadih El Hage (Sender)
Narrative and Notes
ReliableThe money was used to buy an aircraft for al-Qaeda's uses.1
1Essam al-Ridi testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 5, Feb. 14, 2001.
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