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FBI Gunfight Leaves Mich. Suspect Dead: Suspect Was Leader of Sect Seeking Islamic State in U.S.
ABC News ^ | 10/28/2009 | JASON RYAN and PIERRE THOMAS

Posted on 10/28/2009 9:26:28 PM PDT by iowamark

FBI agents hoping to break up an alleged interstate crime ring dealing in arson, fraud and possibly stolen vehicles, ended up in a gunfight at a Detroit-area warehouse, after which a suspect lay dead.

The FBI sought to arrest Luqman Ameen Abdullah, a.k.a. Christopher Thomas, 53, who a criminal complaint said was the imam of a radical fundamentalist Sunni group called Masjid Al-Haqq that seeks to establish a sovereign Islamic state inside the United States...

Abdullah and 10 others were charged today in a criminal complaint with conspiracy and theft of interstate shipments, mail fraud to obtain the proceeds of arson, illegal possession and sale of firearms, and the altering and tampering with vehicle identification numbers (VIN)...

FBI: Dead Suspect Planned 'Offensive Jihad' in U.S.

According to the FBI, Abdulluh encouraged members of his mosque to "carry a firearm" and to be prepared for "offensive jihad."

"He regularly preaches anti-government and anti-law enforcement rhetoric," the FBI affidavit in the case alleged. "Abdullah encourages members of the Masjid Al-Haqq, many of whom are convicted felons, to carry a firearm, and information obtained during the course of this investigation indicates that many of Abdullah's followers are usually armed."

But Dawud Walid, executive director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, told The Associated Press the federal authorities' description of Abdullah's extremist links didn't match what he knew of Abdullah, who he said had a wife and children.

"I knew him to be charitable," Walid told the AP. "He would open up the mosque to homeless people. He used to run a soup kitchen and feed indigent people. ... I knew nothing of him that was related to any nefarious or criminal behavior."...

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
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1 posted on 10/28/2009 9:26:28 PM PDT by iowamark
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To: iowamark
"detroit, ex-felons," hhhmm!

paging mr. farrakhan...

2 posted on 10/28/2009 9:30:09 PM PDT by robomatik
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To: iowamark

What a shoot out and no 52 day siege? What went wrong, we must know now…let’s spend several million dollars to discover why Obama’s compatriots were not given a fair trial in the U.S.; yet the cover stories seem to be churned out faster than C.A.I.R. can look the other way to the violence their precious fellow travelers inflict. /s


3 posted on 10/28/2009 9:36:09 PM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: iowamark
But Dawud Walid, executive director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, told The Associated Press the federal authorities' description of Abdullah's extremist links didn't match what he knew of Abdullah, who he said had a wife and children.

Evidently, CAIR is admitting that they are not a good source for information.

4 posted on 10/28/2009 9:43:58 PM PDT by Gondring (Paul Revere would have been flamed as a naysayer troll and told to go back to Boston.)
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To: iowamark
"Basically, they assured us that this raid, this initiative, is solely criminal and has nothing to do with Muslims or people of Muslim faith,"

Even though his crimes were committed in the name of mohamed (may pigs be upon him), his life revolved around the death cult, there was no connection.

5 posted on 10/28/2009 9:45:39 PM PDT by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck. (Let them eat arugula!))
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To: Morgana

“…shut up dammit!!!”

Dear SHEESE!!!! Head,
And who are you to tell anyone to shut-up; you don’t get it do you.

Let’s see when someone put a “/s” the end of a comment or statement, it is supposed to indicate sarcasm and a relative point of conflict, not for the dim-witted or members of the Clown Universe to start ankle biting.


8 posted on 10/28/2009 10:38:56 PM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: iowamark

http://www.freep.com/article/20091028/NEWS02/91028073/1318/FBI-kills-leader-of-radical-Muslims—12-charged
“”...The FBI targeted 12 people believed to be engaged in violent crimes over many years. After raids Wednesday, police still are searching for three of them.

Killed

Luqman Ameen Abdullah (a.k.a. Christopher Thomas), 53, of Detroit. Was shot and killed during the raids. He had been charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes, sale or receipt of stolen goods transported in interstate commerce, providing firearms or ammunition to a person known to be a convicted felon, possession of body armor by a person convicted of a violent felony and altering or removing motor vehicle identification numbers.

In court

Mohammad Abdul Salaam (a.k.a. Gregory Stone), 45, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes and sale or receipt of stolen goods transported in interstate commerce.

Abdullah Beard (a.k.a. Detric Lamont Driver), 37, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Abdul Saboor (a.k.a. Dwayne Edward Davis), 37, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Adam Ibraheem, 38, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Gary Laverne Porter (a.k.a. Mujahid LNU), 59, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes and possession of firearms or ammunition by a convicted felon.

Ali Abdul Raqib, 57, of Detroit. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Mohammad Abdul Bassir (a.k.a. Franklin D. Roosevelt Williams), 50, of Ojibway Correctional Facility. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes, sale or receipt of stolen goods transported in interstate commerce, mail fraud, providing firearms or ammunition to a person known to be a convicted felon, possession of firearms or ammunition by a convicted felon and altering or removing motor vehicle identification numbers.

A.C. Pusha, charged with receiving and selling stolen goods transported in interstate commerce.

At large

Mujahid Carswell (a.k.a. Mujahid Abdullah), 30, of Detroit and Ontario. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Mohammad Alsahi (a.k.a. Mohammad Palestine), 33, of Ontario. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Yassir Ali Khan, 30, of Ontario and Warren. Charged with conspiracy to commit federal crimes.

Source: FBI documents
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9 posted on 10/28/2009 10:58:31 PM PDT by iowamark (certified by Michael Steele as "ugly and incendiary")
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To: iowamark

Abdullah looks as if he is couple of sticks short of a suicide bomb.

10 posted on 10/28/2009 11:05:26 PM PDT by oyez ( damnant quod non intelligunt)
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To: oyez

Nice glamour shot!


11 posted on 10/29/2009 2:33:19 AM PDT by equaviator ("There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: Morgana

really??? where?


13 posted on 10/29/2009 11:42:11 AM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: iowamark

Luckily the War on Terror is over.


15 posted on 10/29/2009 11:49:00 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Morgana

Dear SHEESE!!!! Head,

I stand by my first response to you. And where you originally claimed, I missed your sarcasm to my post...I think not...no matter how you shape your claim...this last statement just clarifies your rant without contribution.


16 posted on 10/29/2009 1:42:40 PM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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