A 35-year-old Pakistani-American national, Waqar Ul-Hassan a naturalised US citizen who moved to America at the age of 15, was arrested at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina. FBI arrested him on his arrival from Pakistan for being in contact with two UN-proscribed terror groups the Islamic State and the JeM. Hassan was arrested on two counts of making false statements in 2015 about his contacts with terrorist groups. If convicted, he faces up to eight years of imprisonment. According to court documents, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2014 received information that he was in contact with terrorist organisations. However, Waqar Ul-Hassan during an interview with the FBI, denied having any contacts with the terrorist groups or helping them.