Man linked to Times Square bomber pleads guilty

NEW YORK - A Long Island man accused of providing $7,000 to aConnecticut man who tried to set off a bomb in Times Square lastyear has pleaded guilty to a charge that he conducted an unlicensedmoney-transmitting business. Mohammad Younis, of Centereach, entered the plea in federalcourt in Manhattan on Thursday. Authorities say Younis admitted to FBI agents that he gave anindividual $7,000 several weeks before Faisal Shahzad drove a vehicle to Times Square and tried to set off abomb. It produced smoke but never exploded. Shahzad was arrested as he tried to flee the country. He pleadedguilty and is serving a life prison sentence. Younis is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 30.AP wire services contributed to this reportLIer indicted in connection to Times Square bomb plotTimes Sq. plot suspect appears in NY court

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