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Abdullahi Farah

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Man Sentenced To 15 Months For Refusal To Testify

A federal judge has sentenced a witness who refused to testify in a sex trafficking case to 15 months in prison. Abdullahi Farah, a Somali refugee and former gang member, repeatedly refused to testify, saying he is afraid for himself and for his family.

07/30/2013

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Man Convicted Of Contempt In Sex Trafficking Case

A man who repeatedly refused to testify in a sex trafficking case involving alleged Somali gang members has been convicted by a federal jury of contempt and obstruction charges.

04/17/2013

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Witness Claims Threats In Refusal To Testify

A Somali man who refused to testify against gang members in a sex trafficking trial in Nashville told a judge that he was assaulted and informed that gang members would get him if he snitched.

06/07/2012

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