took part in the staged robbery of $400,000 from his Laurel store
in 2012, a plot that included having him shot in the arm.
that Ansar Ali Younis was part of a group that planned the early-morning
robbery on Nov. 14, 2012, of a Wal-Mart in the 3500 block of Russet Green East.
Voyager and at around 4:15 a.m. drove to the store and looked for Younis,
who was acting as the night manager, and loudly announced a robbery, the
into a trash can, then forced Younis at gunpoint out of the store.
the robbery, Altashy and another unidentified member of the conspiracy
transferred the stolen money to another vehicle, and the first vehicle
was set on fire, according to the indictment.
and divided up the money, setting aside a share for Younis, who
received the money at Prince George's County Hospital, prosecutors said.
Younis was believed to no longer be in the United States.
asked for a manager said the store would have no comment.
aiding and abetting under the Hobbs Act, as well as aiding and abetting
of wire fraud, malicious destruction of a vehicle, and use of a firearm
during a crime of violence.
information leading to an arrest in the robbery. According to a news release
from the FBI at that time, Younis had given a description of the person who
robbed and shot him.