Skip to comments.Orlando Florida Imam Arrested by the FBI
Posted on 10/14/2011 8:30:21 AM PDT by expat1000
On August 23, 2011 the FBI arrested Imam Abu Taubah aka Marcus Dwayne Robertson. The charge was possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon, Case Number: 6:11-mj-1380 Attached to Imam Abu Robertsons case is a Notice of Intent To Use Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Information (FISA).
The U.S. Governments intention to use its FISA powers signals probable cause to charge Imam Taubah Robertson the target of such search is a foreign power or an agent of a foreign power.
The facts presented in these filed charges leads this reporter to suspect an element of foreign intrigue may be a key component in the prosecution of this case.
Imam Robertsons Mosque is located at 6630 Pershing Road in Orlando, FL. The Mosques website Masjid al-Ishaan is down for maintenance and hopefully out of business, if these charges prove the Imams guilt. Thank you to The Internet Haganah for breaking this story, and shame on The Orlando Sentinels refusal to publish a story on the arrest. This reporter sent all the court case documents to Sentinel reporter Jeff Kurneth, a letter to the editor accompanied the documents.
On September 2nd the Orlando Sentinel did run a front page story on Imam Muhammad Musri who was charging his fellow Muslims $5 to park for Friday Jumma prayers calling it the infamous Pay to Pray scandal. As important as pay to pray may be to some, it does not take a Sentinel Editor to realize that when the FBI arrests an Orlando Muslim Imam it is big news, especially to the residents who live and work near the Mosque in question.
In another Orlando Imam related story, the Orlando Sentinel neglected to print an alarming incident with Imam Musri back in 2010. A team of eight investigative reporters caught on film Orlando Imam Muhammad Musri hosting a fundraiser featuring the infamous George Galloway, who raised over $50,000 from local Orlando Muslims for Hamas - video link. After the video was released George Galloways visa to enter the United States was revoked by United States Government. Imam Musri remains on the Governor of Floridas Faith Based Advisory Council and is considered the go to person in Orlando for all things Islamic.
A poster at Internet Haganah states correctly that,
In Brooklyn, NY during the early 90s, Abu Taubah and a group of young Muslims executed a number of postal office and bank robberies under the direction of Abu Taubah, who used his military expertise to plan the armed robberies. When the young men and a sister were apprehended by authorities, Abu Taubah turned to a federal witness testifying against the very Muslims he trained to commit crimes.
Imam Taubah Robertson was a snitch who sold out his Muslim friends to successfully receive a lighter sentence for himself. Imam Snitch Robertson is out of jail while his Muslim partners in crime are serving 50+ year sentences according to court records. The Quran demands harsh punishments against those Muslims who turn on their fellow Muslims.
In May of 2011 South Florida Imam Hafiz Khan, sons Irfan and Izhar Khan, daughter Amina Khan, and grandson Zeb were arrested for conspiring to provide material support in a conspiracy to kill, injure and kidnap people abroad, and providing $50,000 to the Pakastani Taliban. Hafiz Khan is the 76 year old Imam of the Jamaat al-Mumineen Mosque in Margate, Florida.
We are told ad nauseum by Muslim advocacy groups, the mainstream press, and our Homeland Security Department that Muslims who commit or support terrorist acts are extremists, misunderstanders of Islam, and hijackers of the Religion of Peace. The facts in these cases point to the most trusted and knowledgable Muslim community leader, the Imam, as the terrorists among us.
The one recurring theme I see, in the Imam Snitch Robertson, Imam Khan, and Imam Musri stories, is that the Imams are the ones getting arrested or supporting terrorism. This fact completely debunks what we are being told by CAIR, ISNA, Muslim Brotherhood, the press, and our government. By definition an Imam is a prayer leader and is often the final arbiter of Shariah (Islamic Law) rulings in the American Muslim community.
We have three recent case studies where the Imam commits acts of Jihad while setting an example on how to be a good Muslim. Therefore, it is logical to conclude that when an Imam is committing acts of terrorism (both violent and non violent) they are following the true tenets of Shariah Islam because they are the most knowledgable on all things Islam. For Muslim apologists to say that Imams Gone Wild do not impart their Jihadist views on the Muslim community is dangerously naive. Such reasoning makes an implausible argument. Imam Hafiz Khan made his terrorist Jihadi activities a family affair from Los Angeles, CA to Margate, FL. Imam Taubah Snitch Robertson was an ex felon not even a fellow felon could love. Imam Musri talks a good game and even has the ear of the Governor of Florida, but when he thinks no one is looking he is a supporter of Hamas. Imam Musris Mosques title holder, The North American Islamic Trust, is an arm of the Muslim Brotherhood according to Holy Land Foundation terrorist funding trial court documents. (Go to Page 15 for English Translation).
These three cases clearly show that an Imam can cross over easily from the spiritual to the political while staying true to their Political Islam. Imams around the world teach that Allahs Law is Superior to all man-made laws. The Quran, Muslims believe, was the final revelation of Allah transmitted to the Angel Gabriel who transmitted it directly to Muhammad and has not been corrupted by man. Muslims believe all previous religious and governmental constructs are NOT divinely inspired, including our Constitution and Bill of Rights.
If these Imams gone wild were just isolated cases there would be no dots to connect. Unfortunately, the historical record is filled with stories of Imams implementing their political Jihadi Shariah in the United States of America. The fact that there have been cases in Florida of two Imams being arrested by the FBI in the last six months is a disturbing trend. Where else is this kind of suspicious activity going on?
The American people congratulate our local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies for not allowing another 9/11 type attack to take place again on our shores. We thank the FBI for arresting Imam Abu Taubah Snitch Robertson and making our Central Florida community safer. This reporter was very disturbed when Attorney General Eric Holder, with the possible blessing of President Obama, ceased further prosecutions of the unindicted co-conspirators in the Holy Land Foundation terrorist funding trial. The Holy Land Foundation trial was the largest terrorist funding trial in United States history.
It is problematic when domestic terrorists are treated like common criminals by our Justice system while we are at war with a totalitarian Islamist political ideology that is in no way compatible with our United States Constitution. It is problematic when the Orlando Sentinel does not print a story about the arrest of a local Imam by the FBI.
The first step needed domestically, is for our State Department to declare The Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). This one action will allow the Treasury Department and the FBI to shut down and seize the assets of every sub group operating as an arm of The Muslim Brotherhood in America. These Brotherhood sub groups were outlined in documents submitted into evidence at the Holy Land Foundation Trial.
God Bless America and God Bless our Troops - America and Israel Akbar.
AMERICANS FOR A MUSLIM FREE AMERICA.
WE LEARNED ALL WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ISLAM ON 9/11
Bring out, the bacon!....
Thank you. Islam should be absolutely illegal in the US.
Interestingly, there is another Orlando mosque on Apopka-Vineland Road. About 2/10 of a mile north, on the other side of the road, is a synagogue. Couldn’t happen in Saudi Arabia;)
The MSM would be on this like white on rice if the FBI had arrested a white conservative ( domestic terrorist according to the Holder's and Janet's of the world)... An illegal firearm with a Muslim - not a story. Wonder if it's a Fast and Furious weapon...
I am not defending islam in any manner. But calling these Farrakhan racist, hate America Leroy’s, Imam’s and Muslim’s is a joke.
They are no more Islamic than I am, they are just black bigots who hate America and White people.Islam just allows them to express their hatred and hide it by using the name Islam. In reality they are a cult formed by Malcolm X and redesigned by Louis Farrakhan.
I think you're right on this...
31 December 2011, 11:43 #1
Abu Taubah to plead guilty”
” Abu Taubah AKA Marcus Dwayne Robertson”
01 September 2011, 10:22
“Marcus Dwayne Robertson a/k/a Abu Taubah: Facts and Fictions”
January 23, 2012, 10:56
“Abu Taubah to Plead Guilty”
December 31, 2011
“Abu Taubah aka Marcus Dwayne Robertson”
September 1, 2011
“NEFA BACKGROUNDER: “Marcus Robertson (’Abu Taubah’)”
Posted: 9:40 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
“WFTV obtains new documents in case of Imam, man facing charges in anti-terrorism investigation”
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.
SNIPPET: “WFTV’s Kathi Belich obtained new documents in the top secret case, which show they might have been plotting with others to kill high-ranking Americans in the military overseas.”
SNIPPET: “Jimenez is expected to plead to tax fraud and lying to the FBI on Tuesday morning in federal court.
Robertson is scheduled for trial in October for his alleged part in the tax scheme and is awaiting sentencing on a firearms trafficking conviction.”
For The Record - The IPT Blog
by IPT News Sep 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm
SNIPPET: “Central Florida’s growing Muslim population hosts its share of radical elements caught engaging in significant criminal activity. Among the latest snared by federal law enforcement efforts is Imam Abu Taubah, whose real name is Marcus Dwayne Robertson. As reported by Family Security Matters in January, Robertson was charged last year with federal firearms violations, having been a previously convicted felon found to be in unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Robertson had been the imam of the Masjid Al-Ihsaan mosque in Orlando. The property at that address is owned by the Istiqaamah Foundation Inc. The former name of the mosque was the Islamic Center of Orlando until it was changed in 1998. Robertson, also known as Taubah, is not identified in any of the Florida corporate documents for the mosque.
Robertson’s criminal activity in central Florida did not end with his guilty plea to the gun charge.”
Note: Photo included.
“Orlando Imam Pleads Guilty to Felony Gun Charge”
by ALAN KORNMAN
January 18, 2012
These guys are just street thugs using religion as a cover.
Note: Video included at link.
Posted: 5:33 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
“Feds: Orange County Imam had ties to accused group in 1993 WTC bombing”
SNIPPET: “The FBI said Jimenez was worried they’d all get caught, because he said Robertson wasn’t just talking about the Quran here at the Masjid Al-Ihsaan mosque in East Orange County, he was talking about the military, and people were bringing weapons and ammunition.
The FBI said they worked on the plan in Robertson’s East Orange County home and said phone taps and confidential informants show that just months before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Robertson taught Jimenez to kill officers first and to kill Marines, because they’re “fighters and warriors on the battlefield.”
The feds won’t name the other suspects.
The FBI said Robertson was in a rush to get Jimenez to Mauritania last year, but he was arrested 19 days before Sept. 11, 2011.”
“Imams Terrorist Ties Exposed by Local News Station”
November 26, 2012 | No Comments
SNIPPET: “While the Obama Justice Department tours the nation condemning unfounded discrimination against Muslims at their place of worship, a local Florida news station uncovers an imams ties to a blind sheik behind the first World Trade Center bombing in the early 90s.
Not surprisingly, the administrations campaign to combat mosque intolerance is being heavily promoted while the shocking imam terrorist story gets swept under the rug. We only know about it because a central Florida reporter took the time to dig around and uncover the Orlando-area imams disturbing ties to an extremist group behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.”
Thread bump and thank you for the post, Piasa.
For The Record - The IPT Blog
“Miami Imam Convicted of Supporting Pakistani Taliban”
by IPT News Mar 4, 2013 at 6:13 pm
SNIPPET: “The 77-year-old former leader of Miami’s oldest mosque was convicted Monday of providing material support to the Pakistani Taliban and of aiding a conspiracy to murder, maim and kidnap people abroad.
Hafiz Khan faces up to 15 years in prison for each of the four counts on which he was convicted and is scheduled to be sentenced in May. He sent $50,000 overseas, including money that went to a madrassa where children “learn to kill Americans in Afghanistan,” the indictment said.
He had been imam at Miami’s Flagler Mosque since 1999. Though supporters decried his 2011 indictment, evidence showed he wanted Pakistan’s government replaced by one adhering to strict Islamic law and that he wished that “all opponents of Islam [need] to be destroyed.”
He also praised the failed 2010 Times Square bombing attempt by Faisal Shahzad.
The Pakistani Taliban is suspected of training Shahzad.”
“Fla. imam convicted in Pakistani Taliban case”
By Curt Anderson - AP Legal Affairs Writer
Posted : Monday Mar 4, 2013 11:13:34 EST
SNIPPET: “The case began with six defendants indicted in May 2011 but ended with only Khan on trial. Two of Khans sons, Izhar and Irfan, were cleared of all charges, and three more defendants have remained free in Pakistan, which does not extradite its citizens to face U.S. criminal charges.”