Friend of Boston Marathon Bombers Sent Money to Six Countries Using Fake Names

Khairullozhon Matanov
Khairullozhon MatanovSteve Neavling

A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects is accused of sending more than $71,000 to six countries, often using fake names between 2010 and 2013, the Associated Press reports.

An FBI agent spoke of the money during testimony at a hearing Wednesday.

The friend, Khairullozhon Matanov, stopped sending them money when one of the suspects was in Russia. the agent testified.

Matanov also is accused of lying to investigates and deleting computer files.


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