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Charity Director Linked to bin Laden Pleads Guilty

The head of a Muslim charity accused of funneling money to Osama bin Laden's terror network pleads guilty to a racketeering charge. Federal prosecutors drop other charges against the head of the Benevolence International Foundation in return for his cooperation. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

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Cheryl Corley is a Chicago-based NPR correspondent who works for the National Desk. She primarily covers criminal justice issues as well as breaking news in the Midwest and across the country.