If convicted, Muhtorov faces not less than 15 years in federal prison, and a fine of up to $250,000. The defendant remains in federal custody and was transported to Colorado by the U.S. Marshals.
The charges in the indictment are allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
This case was investigated by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, including their federal, state, and local partners. Muhtorov is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Holloway.