SAN DIEGO–A man is being sought by federal authorities for his alleged terrorist activities and acting as an operating member of al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based terrorist organization.
On October 9, 2009, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Jehad Serwan Mostafa, 28, in the United States District Court, Southern District of California. Mostafa was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists; conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization; and providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Mostafa is described as 6 feet one inch tall, blue eyes, 170 pounds, light complexion with some scars and marks, and left handed. He wears a full beard and glasses, speaks English, Arabic, and Somali. He may have or is likely to visit the following areas: Somalia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Kenya, and other African countries. Additionally, Mostafa graduated from a university in California with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He also acquired a security guard’s license in San Diego.