Mark Siljander, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1980s, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two criminal charges in connection with his work for an Islamic charity that the federal government accuses of funding terrorism.
In an agreement with prosecutors, Siljander pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice and to acting as an unregistered foreign agent, said Don Ledford, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri. Siljander entered the pleas in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo.
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