Los Angeles - US authorities on Friday arrested a
California man and indicted him on charges of providing material support to
According to the indictment, Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen of
Garden Grove, California was arrested as he was about to board a bus to Mexico.
Nguyen, a US citizen who also went under the name Hasan
Abu Omar Ghannoum, was also charged with an attempt to falsely secure a US
passport to engage in an act of international terrorism.
The indictment said that Nguyen "knowingly attempted
to provide material support and resources" to al-Qaeda, but did not give
any other details of Nguyen's alleged crimes.