Press Release

For Immediate Release
December 29, 2002

Washington D.C.
FBI National Press Office
(202) 324-3691

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's assistance in determining the whereabouts of the following individuals:

ABID NORAIZ ALI, DOB AUGUST 15, 1977

IFTIKHAR KHOZMAI ALI, DOB SEPTEMBER 20, 1981

MUSTAFA KHAN OWASI, DOB DECEMBER 11, 1969

ADIL PERVEZ, DOB DECEMBER 27, 1983

AKBAR JAMAL, DOB NOVEMBER 1, 1974

The above identified individuals, whose names and dates of birth may be fictitious, are believed to have entered the United States illegally on or about December 24, 2002. Although the FBI has no specific information that these individuals are connected to any potential terrorist activities, based upon information developed in the course of on-going investigations, the FBI would like to locate and question these persons.

The FBI has been working with Homeland Security Agencies (U.S. Customs, INS, TSA) to locate these individuals. The above information has also been disseminated to the appropriate law enforcement agencies around the United States and throughout the world.

Anyone with any information pertaining to these individuals is asked to contact their nearest FBI office. Photographs of the these individuals can be found on the FBI's web site at www.FBI.gov.


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