DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man has been charged with providing support to the Islamic State group, which the U.S. government has designated as terrorists.

The Justice Department says 28-year-old Ibraheem Musaibli was captured overseas by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces while IS was fighting in Iraq and Syria. He’s accused of working for the group for three years until June.

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Assistant Attorney General John Demers says Musaibli “may have endangered the lives of countless innocent people.”

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Musaibli has been turned over to the United States and will appear Wednesday in Detroit federal court. His brother says he’ll ask for a court-appointed lawyer.

Musaibli was raised in Dearborn. His father, Izzy Musaibli, tells The Detroit News that his son isn’t an IS fighter and only was doing “small work” for food.

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