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  • Virginia Tech police seek two suspects after early-morning attack

    06/29/2012 10:23:15 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | June 29, 2012 | Chase Purdy
    The suspects drove away from the scene in a dark, regular-cab pickup truck. The last four digits of the truck’s license plate are 3330, according to witnesses at the scene. Police across the region are on the lookout following an attempted abduction on the Virginia Tech campus Friday morning in which two men tried to drag a woman into a pickup truck, according to the Virginia Tech Police. Maj. Kevin L. Foust said the woman, who has not been identified, was crossing Henderson Lawn from College Avenue to Alumni Mall about 2:15 a.m. when two men approached her. Police said...
  • Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Responsibility for Burgas Terror (Not Iran?)

    07/23/2012 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | :7/21/2012 | Maayana Miskin
    The Muslim terrorist group Qa’adat el-Jihad claimed responsibility Saturday for a terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bombing in Bulgaria last week killed five Israelis, one a pregnant woman. The Lebanese paper El-Nashra reported that the group, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility in an email to the Arab press.
  • Hezbollah Raises Latin American Profile

    09/18/2012 9:27:36 PM PDT · by neverdem · 43 replies
    Commentary ^ | 09.15.2012 | Michael Rubin
    @mrubin1971Two news stories from recent weeks, if true, should raise a red flag in the United States that Iran is preparing to use Hezbollah to strike at U.S. interests in Latin America, if not in the United States itself.First, this story from the Lebanese news portal Naharnet and sourced in part to Israeli radio. The Naharnet story was taken down shortly after it appeared: Hezbollah is using a training base established by Iran in northern Nicaragua near the border with Honduras, the Israeli radio reported on Thursday [September 6]. “The area is cordoned off and there are around 30 members...
  • US citizen held in Spain for funding al-Qaida

    09/30/2010 4:07:00 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies
    THE TIMES OF INDIA ^ | IANS, Sep 30, 2010, 10.57am IST | n/a
    SNIPPET: "BARCELONA: A US citizen was arrested in this Spanish city for sending money to al-Qaida's North African branch, police said. Mohamed Omar Debhi, who is of Algerian descent, is accused of sending more than 60,000 euros to the al-Qaida Organisation in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), which is based in Algeria. Debhi, 43, was arrested in the Esplugues de Llobregat district, where he is a resident. He also faces charges of possessing a false ID and defrauding Spanish social security services. He is alleged to have sent money via a bank transaction to a fugitive Algerian militant named by police...
  • Report: Suspected suicide bomber arrested in Copenhagen

    09/10/2010 1:56:24 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 71 replies · 1+ views
    M&C News ^ | 9-10-10 | STAFF
    Copenhagen - Police in Denmark arrested a suspected possible suicide bomber Friday following a small explosion at a hotel in central Copenhagen, media reports said. Danish daily Extra Bladet showed on its website a photo of the suspect, who had reportedly attempted to blow himself up. Police did not immediately confirm the report. No one was injured in the explosion at the Jorgensen Hotel. Police handcuffed the man after he was seen running away from the hotel and into the nearby Orstedsparken park. The park was evacuated and the surrounding streets were cordoned off as explosive experts were called in....
  • 120 Al-Qaida Suspects Detained in Turkey

    01/25/2010 1:13:56 AM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 550+ views
    (AP) via WASHINGTON ^ | Friday, January 22, 2010; 10:42 AM | By SUZAN FRASER,AP
    SNIPPET: "ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkish police launched a nationwide crackdown on suspected militants linked to the al-Qaida terror network on Friday..." SNIPPET: "Those detained Friday's raids include a faculty member of the Yuzunci Yil University in the eastern city of Van, who is suspected of recruiting students at the campus and other people through the Internet and of sending them to Afghanistan for training, Anatolia reported, citing unnamed police officials. The suspect was identified by his initials M.E.Y. only. Anatolia said other suspects included some local leaders, university students, and people believed to be spreading al-Qaida propaganda."
  • Two held with fake papers [Kochi Airport, India]

    01/22/2010 5:19:36 PM PST · by Cindy · 29 replies · 1,382+ views
    TIMES OF INDIA ^ | 23 January 2010, 04:48am IST | Manju V
    "Two held with fake papers" Manju V , TNN, 23 January 2010, 04:48am IST SNIPPET: "MUMBAI: Hours before Indian intelligence agencies put all flights operating from India on a high alert against possible hijack attempts, two Sri Lankan nationals — one flying to New York and the other to London — were arrested by immigration officials at the Kochi airport on Thursday for carrying forged Indian passports and travel documents." The two Sri Lankan nationals were being assisted by two employees of a private multinational ground-handling company. SNIPPET: "One of the employees fled the scene when the passengers were caught."...
  • Arrests Made in Case Involving Conspiracy to Procure Weapons, Including Anti-Aircraft Missiles

    11/23/2009 2:32:12 PM PST · by Cindy · 38 replies · 2,014+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, November 23, 2009 Arrests Made in Case Involving Conspiracy to Procure Weapons, Including Anti-Aircraft Missiles Arrests were made today in a case involving a conspiracy to procure weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles. A criminal complaint, unsealed today, charged Dani Nemr Tarraf with conspiring to acquire anti-aircraft missiles (FIM-92 Stingers) and conspiring to possess machine guns (approximately 10,000 Colt M4 Carbines). In addition, Tarraf and other defendants — including Douri Nemr Tarraf, Hassan Mohamad Komeiha, and Hussein Ali Asfour — were charged with conspiring to...
  • Illegal Immigrant Tax Probe Expanding-Phony SS#'s collect tax refunds

    11/16/2008 4:04:55 PM PST · by HollyButler · 17 replies · 1,702+ views
    KRDO ^ | Nov 16, 2008 | KRDO
    WELD COUNTY, CO - Arrests continue this weekend in a Weld County tax probe that could affect thousands of immigrants. Officials say some 1,300 warrants could be issued over the coming months as they investigate phony tax returns filed through a A Greeley tax preparer who serves Latinos says at least 15 people have already been arrested. Authorities say some illegal immigrants were using phony Social Security numbers to receive improper tax refunds from the federal government. Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck says investigators have traced some $2.6 million in payments. But immigrant advocates in the area say the...
  • Fake Passport Scheme Suspected (Punjabi Members Duped)

    03/24/2008 6:12:20 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 5 replies · 424+ views
    JSOnline ^ | March 23, 2008 | Georgia Pabst
    A Milwaukee businessman has complained to the Indian Embassy in Washington, D.C., about what he claims is a passport-selling scheme involving individuals at the Indian consulate in Chicago.Amrit N. Patel, who owns a local accounting firm and is president of the India Cultural Society, outlined the suspected scheme in a letter to Indian Ambassador Ronen Sen last March. Milwaukee has a large Punjabi community, many members of which have come here with political asylum, which does not make them eligible for an Indian passport, he said in the letter. But over the last two years, Patel said, the Chicago consulate...
  • 8 charged in fake ID scheme in 2 states (VA&OH)

    03/12/2008 11:00:27 AM PDT · by JZelle · 10 replies · 744+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3-12-08 | Metro
    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Eight persons are charged with conspiring to obtain bogus Ohio identification cards for illegal immigrants in Virginia and elsewhere, a federal prosecutor said yesterday. U.S. Attorney John L. Brownlee said the fraudulent IDs apparently were intended to help the illegal immigrants obtain employment and avoid deportation. "There is no terrorism at all," Mr. Brownlee said. "This is an immigration case." Four defendants are from Ohio: two employees of a state Bureau of Motor Vehicles office in Columbus and two interpreters who served as brokers for the conspiracy, according to an indictment handed up by a federal...
  • { Tennessee State } Senate votes to make fake IDs used by illegal immigrants a crime

    02/28/2008 8:39:49 PM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 135+ views
    NASHVILLE - The state Senate has voted unanimously make it a crime for illegal immigrants to use falsified federal identification to gain employment. Without debate, the Senate unanimously passed the bill and another that would make it a misdemeanor for anyone who manufactures the falsified documents. The companion bills have yet to be heard in the House Judiciary Committee.
  • Iraqi pair nabbed in Mexico, headed to U.S. with fake IDs

    02/22/2008 4:04:55 AM PST · by Man50D · 26 replies · 202+ views ^ | February 21, 2008
    WASHINGTON – Two more Iraqis with false Bulgarian passports were detained by Mexican officials in Monterrey – bringing the total to four this month. Wisam Gorgies, a 34-year-old man, and Rana Nazar Peyoz, a 26-year-old woman, reportedly flew from Madrid and landed in Monterrey, according to reports in two Mexican newspapers today. Following questioning, the pair admitted they intended to reach the United States. They were taken to Saltillo in the state of Coahuila, for final determination of their status. Mexican officials said the are investigating "a network that could be made up of Mexicans operating in Greece who are...
  • Court upholds denial of driver's license (Maryland/New Jersey illegal alien)

    01/13/2008 11:41:55 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies · 310+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 1/10/08 | Liz F. Kay & Tim Wheeler
    Court upholds denial of driver's licenseBy Liz F. Kay and Tim Wheeler | Sun reporters January 10, 2008 The state's high court upheld yesterday a decision to deny a driver's license to a Maryland resident whose permit in New Jersey was suspended because he had forged citizenship documents. Ramiro Silba Alavez, who is from Mexico, received a New Jersey license that was withdrawn after it expired in 1991, according to the decision, because the applicant had made misrepresentations on his application when he arrived in the United States. Unlike Maryland, New Jersey requires applicants to prove they are American citizens...
  • Hundreds Use Fake IDs for Food Stamps[NC][Social Security Numbers]

    12/14/2007 6:31:06 AM PST · by BGHater · 40 replies · 240+ views ^ | 12 Dec 2007 | WRAL
    Raleigh — A state audit has found that hundreds of people have used bogus Social Security numbers to obtain food stamps. From July 2002 to last April, 1,906 people were receiving food stamps from the state Department of Social Services based on invalid Social Security numbers, the audit report stated. Another 1,237 food stamp recipients were using the Social Security numbers of dead people, according to the audit. DSS security measures had previously disqualified 5,840 people from the food stamp program after determining they were using phony Social Security numbers, according to the audit. The error rate was much less...
  • Agents probe suspected ID operation for illegal immigrants (VA)

    11/26/2007 3:41:38 PM PST · by csvset · 3 replies · 129+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | November 26, 2007 | TIM MCGLONE
    Federal immigration agents say they have uncovered another phony immigration document mill in Virginia Beach, according to court documents made public Monday. From an apartment complex in the Pembroke section, illegal immigrants could pay $110 to get papers that looked legitimate enough to gain employment, agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in the court filing. The suspected ring leader of the operation, Armando Gutierrez-Tlaczani, known to friends as "Luis," was ordered jailed without bond Monday after an appearance in U.S. District Court. Gutierrez-Tlaczani was arrested last week and charged with selling phony immigration documents from his apartment, which...
  • DMV's fraud busts hit Latinos

    10/08/2007 11:50:32 AM PDT · by Rio · 48 replies · 2,796+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | October 8, 2007 | ESMERALDA BERMUDEZ
    Workers at Oregon's Driver and Motor Vehicle Services have turned in nearly 200 people to police for suspicious documentation, an effort that overwhelmingly singled out Latinos. This summer, the DMV changed a long-standing policy: Rather than simply refuse service to customers suspected of presenting phony or altered documents to obtain licenses or identification, employees began to alert police. From June through August, 140 people were turned in to police -- roughly 94 percent of them with Latino names, according to DMV records obtained by The Oregonian. Oregon State Police and police agencies in Portland, Beaverton and Albany recieved the most...
  • 2 men arrested on false identification charges (released)

    09/30/2007 7:02:15 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 11 replies · 146+ views
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  • Probing Fake Documents

    08/21/2007 1:24:01 PM PDT · by Delacon · 22 replies · 861+ views
    WINK News ^ | Aug 21, 2007
    Collier County Sheriff Don Hunter announced a new plan to target illegal immigrants. He says the plan will save taxpayers millions and send violent criminals back to their country. Sheriff Hunter believes the training the deputies and officers are taking could save taxpayers $9 million a year. The figure is based on the number of illegal immigrants in the Collier County Jail which is around 25%. 25 deputies and officers from the road and the jail already started their training. Barbara Gonzales with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, "They're being trained to know what a false document looks like so...
  • For illegals, false IDs are easy to find, hard to track

    07/01/2007 1:26:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 2,200+ views
    The New Jersey Star-Ledger ^ | July 1, 2007 | JON GAMBRELL
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- To his bosses at Pilgrim's Pride, he was Juan Jose Rodriguez -- it said so on the birth certificate and Social Security card he presented when the southwestern Arkansas chicken plant hired him six years ago. At his De Queen, Ark., home, he was Joel Garibay-Urbina -- with a wife, three kids and a mortgage under his own name. And to police officers responding to a domestic violence call, he was just the latest illegal immigrant to have two identities after an arrest. "We've arrested them and they offer an Arkansas identification card, and they give...