Skip to comments.FBI informant testifies that Newburgh 4 suspect 'wanted to do something to America'
Posted on 08/28/2010 11:12:23 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
NEW YORK For nearly a year, Shahed Hussain would slip into his role as a wealthy Pakistani businessman and head for Newburgh.
He was Maqsood when he arrived at local mosque Masjid Al-Ikhlas driving a BMW, or maybe Hummer depending on the day. He was there to listen for Islamic extremism and report back to the FBI, he said.
Hussain testified on Friday in the federal trial of four Newburgh men accused of trying to shoot down planes at Stewart Air National Guard Base and blow up a synagogue and Jewish center in the Bronx. The men James Cromitie, David Williams, Laguerre Payen and Onta Williams face life in prison if convicted.
Hussain has been alternately praised and vilified for his work in the case, seen by some as an invaluable tool to fight terrorism and by others as a paid snitch looking out only for himself. When he spoke to the Times Herald-Record in June, 2009, he said he was eager for the trial so he could tell what he said would be the full story of the Newburgh Four.
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What tropical island (Bahamas, Jamaica, Tahiti, etc.) will we be relocating them to and what kind of business will we be buying them? Will they get a condo or villa? Beach view or on the water? SUV or sports car?
>> “The Newburgh 4”,
>> He was Maqsood when he arrived at local mosque
Something like the Mod Squad, or Mosque Quad, ...
You failed to mention the taxpayer-underwritten “goodwill trip” to Pakistan