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Posted on 05/12/2005 4:09:07 PM PDT by Alouette
BOSTON -- Two former officers of an Islamic charity were arrested on Thursday after they were indicted on federal charges of lying to authorities investigating the charity's alleged ties to terrorist organizations.
Emadeddin Z. Muntasser, the former president of Care International, and Muhammed Mubayyid, the defunct charity's former treasurer, were arrested Wednesday on charges of concealing information from federal agencies, conspiring to defraud the United States, and making false statements to the FBI.
"Organizations that conceal their true activities to abuse our tax laws, and in this case fund their support of the mujahideen and jihad, will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan said.
The indictment was disclosed the same day Muntasser was scheduled to have a hearing in U.S. District Court in Boston on his application for U.S. citizenship.
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CAIR of course will call these arrests a "hate crime."
Well of course. I've been watching the spread of their silly report throughout the media today. It is apparent the media no longer vets its sources...just swallows the garbage fed to it.
Just lying to the infidels...as instructed by the
Lock 'em up for loooooooooooong time.
Its all good, praise allah!
Naaaah? How can this be? Representatives of the Religion of Peace LYING? Where is this permitted in the Coocooran? How will they ever get their virgins? Weren't they supposed to fight to the death when the Feds showed up? These guys are just toooo casual---tax evasion, how very infidel!!!
Lying to non-muslims is not "really" a lie.
It all depends on what the meaning of "lie" is.
Shoot the SOB's, they'll always be a problem.
Bumped and bookmarked.
Chuckle...I can hear cair crying a river right now. Boo hoo.
Muntasser, 40, is a Libyan national who owns the Logan Furniture chain and was a founding president of the Boston-based charity Care International.
When Muntasser applied for permanent U.S. residency in 1992, he listed among the organizations he had been involved with "Alkifah Refugee Center, Boston Chapter."
Known by various spellings, the al-Khifa Refugee Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., was a recruitment office for Mektab al Khidmat, or MAK, which bin Laden co-founded in the 1980s to recruit mujahideen to fight the Soviets in Afghanistan, according to an independent commission that investigated the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The U.S. government has called MAK the "precursor organization to al-Qaida (website - news) ." Some people involved in the first World Trade Center bombing were connected to the Brooklyn center. President Bush (website - news - bio) designated MAK/al-Khifa a global terrorist organization soon after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Care International was incorporated in 1993 with Muntasser as president. It used the same address as al-Khifa's Boston chapter and in its literature praised mujahideen activities around the world, including in Bosnia, Chechnya, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
" Care International was incorporated in 1993 with Muntasser as president. It used the same address as al-Khifa's Boston chapter and in its literature praised mujahideen activities around the world, including in Bosnia, Chechnya, Pakistan and Afghanistan."
What better town then bean town USA to set up shop.
Really, ain't it the truth! Then CAIR will cry a river about it all over the place!
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