Skip to comments.Feds: Men trained in Central Florida for 'violent jihad' overseas
Posted on 08/27/2012 8:45:26 PM PDT by ruralvoter
Recent court filings reveal new details of a federal investigation into a suspected international plot, in which authorities allege a man was trained in Central Florida to commit acts of radical Islamic terrorism abroad.
One of two men facing federal charges in the case, Jonathan Paul Jimenez, is set for a plea hearing on Tuesday, records show. He is charged with lying to federal investigators and falsifying income tax documents.
However, according to documents filed by prosecutors this week, Jimenez and co-defendant Marcus Dwayne Robertson are suspected of participating in "a travel facilitation network that sends individuals overseas to commit violent jihad." Jimenez, records state, came to Central Florida from New York to "train in the skills necessary to participate in violent jihad overseas."
Authorities say Jimenez relocated to the Orlando area in November 2010. Once here, Robertson trained him in martial arts, firearms and knives, authorities said.
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My name Jose Jimenez.
Jose Jimenez: “To me the most important thing is the blast-off.”
Ed Sullivan: “The blast-off?”
Jose Jimenez: “I always take a blast before I take off.”
For you young whipper snappers, here’s some early 1960s humor ...
Sorry to hijack your thread but I just couldn’t resist. Jose really cracked us up back in the day.
muh name eeeez Jose... funny stuff