Skip to comments.Colorado Muslim Arrested on Islamic Terror Charges
Posted on 01/23/2012 1:52:29 PM PST by Nachum
The media will spend the next ten years with their heads up their sphincters trying to determine motive. Hmmm ..... what could it be now?
For those of us in the media who have not surrendered to jihad (all three of us), we have noticed a decided uptick in this activity. Arrests in the US are weekly now, sometimes daily.
Nothing to see here, folks, keep it moving until the next catastrophe. And then the enemedia and Hamas-CAIR operatives in DC will blame ...... counter jihadists. :)
Colorado man arrested on terrorism AP (hat tip Ken)
AURORA, Colo. (AP) The FBI arrested a refugee from Uzbekistan at Chicago's O'Hare airport on charges that he planned to travel overseas to fight for a terrorist group and give up his life if necessary, an official said Monday.
However, there was no evidence that suspect Jamshid Muhtorov was plotting attacks inside the United States, authorities said.
Muhtorov, 35, of Aurora, Colo., was arrested Saturday by members of the FBI's Denver and Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Forces.
Muhtorov, who goes by several other names, was indicted for providing and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. Prosecutors allege he planned to fight for the Islamic Jihad Union, which has been blamed for suicide attacks in Uzbekistan and claimed responsibility for numerous attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Muhtorov was arrested without incident before he could board a flight to Istanbul, Turkey, said Dean Boyd, a spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department in Washington.
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Colorado Man Arrested for Providing Material Support to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization
U.S. Attorneys Office
January 23, 2012
District of Colorado
DENVERJamshid Muhtorov, aka Abumumin Turkistony, aka Abu Mumin, 35, of Aurora, Colorado, was arrested Saturday afternoon at Chicagos OHare Airport by members of the FBIs Denver and Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Forces on a charge of providing and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Department of Justice announced today. The arrest took place without incident. Muhtorov made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Chicago this morning.
Muhtorovs arrest is the result of a long-term investigation conducted by the FBIs Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force. The Chicago Joint Terrorism Task Force provided investigative support.
The defendant is a refugee from Uzbekistan. According to the criminal complaint, which was obtained in Denver and initially filed under seal, Muhtorov indicated that he planned to travel overseas where he intended to fight on behalf of the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU), a designated foreign terrorist organization.
The IJU, a Pakistan-based extremist group, adheres to an anti-western ideology, opposes secular rule in Uzbekistan and seeks to replace the current regime with a government based on Islamic law. In addition to conducting suicide attacks in Uzbekistan, the IJU has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Muhtorov allegedly has sworn allegiance to the IJU, stating he was ready for any task, even with the risk of dying. The alleged activities of Muhtorov highlight the continued interest of extremists residing in the United States to join and support overseas terrorists.
The government does not allege that Muhtorov was plotting attacks against any targets inside the United States.
The defendant is charged by criminal complaint with one count of providing and attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, specifically provision and attempted provision of personnel to the IJU. If convicted, Muhtorov faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine.
This case was investigated by the FBIs Joint Terrorism Task Force, which is comprised of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in cities across the country. The investigation was also aided by the Counterterrorism Section of the Justice Departments National Security Division.
Muhtorov is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Holloway.
The charges in the complaint are allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
ON THE INTERNET:
Posted on January 23, 2012
Colorado Man Arrested on Terror Charges, began communicating w/ IJO last year, pledged allegiance and offered money for a “wedding gift.”
3 hours ago via web
Criminal Complaint and Affidavit:
“USA v Jamshid Muhtorov”
(January 26, 2012)
We need to all forward the following information to TLC
All American Muslim Imam Openly Supporting Terror and Genocide on US Arabic TV Network
This is the email address for viewer relations:
It’s time this stealth jihad atrocity was removed from
ADDING to post no. 8:
“Islamic Jihad Union social network and site”
(January 30, 2012)
SNIPPET: “The complaint and affidavit filed by the USA against Jamshid Muhtorov makes clear that he connected online with the IJU...”
“No Bond for Uzbek Terror Suspect Muhtorov, Federal Judge Rules”
by Felisa Cardona
February 15, 2012
SNIPPET: “Uzbek refugee Jamshid Muhtorov won’t be released on bond, a federal magistrate judge ruled this afternoon, citing concerns he might leave the country and poses a danger to the community.”
SNIPPET: “On Jan. 21, Muhtorov was arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on his way to Istanbul, Turkey after agents tracked his emails and phone calls for months after he made contact with the administrator of a pro-IJU website.
The FBI found about $2,800 in cash, two shrink-wrapped iPhones, an iPad and a GPS device with him upon his arrest.”
“Bond considered for Aurora terrorist suspect”
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 6:25 am | Updated: 6:21 am, Thu Feb 16, 2012.
SNIPPET: “AURORA | An Uzbek refugee living in Aurora morphed from a human rights worker to someone who either provided or tried to provide support to a terrorist organization that actively engages NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, federal prosecutors said Tuesday during a bond hearing.”
SNIPPET: “”In any given case, I’d be concerned with the defendant. A person who has a family, then quits his job and buys a one-way ticket to Turkey is clearly a sign that he’s not living in the best of circumstances,” Hegarty said in telling Leedy why he would probably not grant bail.”
snippet: “The FBI said Muhtorov communicated with a contact with the IJU by email using code words, asking to be invited to the “wedding.” He also told the contact that he was “ready for any task, even with the risk of dying,” the FBI said.”
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Philadelphia Man Charged in Colorado for Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization
U.S. Attorneys Office
March 15, 2012
District of Colorado
DENVERBakhtiyor Jumaev, age 45, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was arrested this morning without incident by members of the Philadelphia FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, the Department of Justice announced today.
Jumaev was charged by criminal complaint in the District of Colorado with one count of conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorism organization, specifically, the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU). If convicted, Jumaev faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine. The defendant made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, where he was advised of his rights and the charges pending against him.
The FBI has been conducting an investigation into the activities of Jumaev and his associate, Jamshid Muhtorov, who was arrested in January 2012 on similar charges. According to the affidavit in support of the criminal complaint, Jumaev and Muhtorov pledged support for the IJU and Jumaev sent funds to Muhtorov specifically intended for the IJU. The IJU is an extremist organization that is responsible for a number of attacks and bombings, including attacks against coalition forces in Afghanistan. The IJU has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of State as a foreign terrorist organization.
This case was investigated by the FBIs Joint Terrorism Task Force, which is comprised of local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in cities across the country, including the FBIs JTTFs in Philadelphia and Denver. The U.S. Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania assisted with this matter. The investigation was also aided by the Counterterrorism Section of the Justice Departments National Security Division.
Jumaev and Muhtorov are being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Holloway.
The charges in the complaint are allegations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
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