Friday, February 03, 2012
Jamshid Muhtorov to Appear in Federal Court in Denver This Afternoon
DENVER—Jamshid Muhtorov, who is charged with one count of providing material support of a designated foreign terrorist organization (IJU) and attempt to do the same, will make his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Denver this afternoon. He will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kathleen M. Tafoya at 2:00 p.m. Her courtroom is located at the Byron Rogers U.S. Courthouse, 1929 Stout Street, Second Floor, Courtroom C-201.
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.