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Man faces sentencing for assisting in terror plot

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Posted at 9:10 AM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 09:10:55-04

A New Jersey man is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for aiding in a terror plot.

Nader Saadeh (nah-DAYR' sah-DAY') pleaded guilty in 2015 to conspiracy to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization. He's facing a maximum of 15 years in prison when he appears in a Newark court on Monday.

Saadeh's brother, Alaa, received a 15-year sentence in 2016.

Prosecutors said Nader Saadeh helped his brother get a plane ticket to travel overseas to join the Islamic State group.

At Nader Saadeh's plea hearing in 2015, he acknowledged a co-defendant showed him diagrams for making bombs and discussed plans to use them in Times Square, at the World Trade Center and Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Queens.