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New York: Muslim Accused of Plotting to Kill Troops
Atlas Shrugs ^ | June 2 2014 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 06/02/2014 2:14:39 PM PDT by PoloSec

Jihad in America: Enemy in our Midst
 
 
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“Elfgeeh frequently used Twitter to tweet and retweet messages expressing support for various terrorist groups and holy war, seeking donations to assist fighters in Syria, and praising al-Qaida as ‘our only savior,’ authorities said.” But remember: if you want mosques monitored and the Muslim community to work for reform, to teach against these ideas, you’re a racistIslamophobicantiMuslimbigot.

“Yemeni Accused of Plotting to Kill Troops,” Associated Press, June 2, 2014:

A New York business owner from Yemen plotted vengeance attacks against members of the U.S. military for American actions overseas and Shiite Muslims over the civil war in Syria, according to federal authorities.

Federal authorities said in court papers that Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, of Rochester, bought two handguns and two silencers as part of a plan to kill members of the U.S. armed forces returning from war, as well as Shiites in the Rochester area.

Elfgeeh was arrested Saturday and faces two counts of receiving and possessing an unregistered firearm silencer. No plea was entered during a court appearance Monday.

The investigation included linking Elfgeeh’s home computer to tweets from alias Twitter accounts expressing support for al-Qaida, violent holy war and Sunni insurgent groups in Syria, according to court papers.

The FBI gave an informant a Walther PPK .32-caliber handgun and a Glock 26, 9 mm handgun, both with functional silencers affixed to the barrels, two boxes of .32-caliber ammunition, and two boxes of 9-millimeter ammunition, according to the affidavit.

Elfgeeh, a naturalized U.S. citizen who operates Halal Mojo and Food Mart in Rochester, paid the informant $1,050 in the transaction completed Saturday afternoon and was immediately arrested for possession of the silencers not registered in his name.

U.S. Attorney William Hochul said Monday that Elfgeeh faces 10 years in prison for each silencer and the possibility of a $250,000 fine.

Elfgeeh frequently used Twitter to tweet and retweet messages expressing support for various terrorist groups and holy war, seeking donations to assist fighters in Syria, and praising al-Qaida as “our only savior,” authorities said.

According to an FBI affidavit, a government informant taped a December conversation with Elfgeeh in which he stated: “I’m thinking about doing something here to be honest with you. I’m thinking about just go buy a big automatic gun from off the street or something and a lot of bullets and just put on a vest or whatever and just go around and start shooting.”

Authorities said Elfgeeh changed his plans in March to killing returning soldiers, and he said in a taped conversation with an informant that he planned to act alone: “It could be right now in the daytime, and I could be … like this guy here or something … I could just go back and wait for him to when he leave to go to his garage, and just walk up slowly, boom, boom, boom, inside his garage.”

When an informant asked him whether he was going to release a video message of his attacks, Elfgeeh responded, “Once we do five or ten already, 15, something like that … then we gonna say something,” according to the affidavit.

Even though Elfgeeh used the word “we,” most of his comments indicated he intended to act alone and not immediately.

The FBI said it had been investigating Elfgeeh since early last year.

In an appearance Monday before a federal magistrate, Elfgeeh was appointed lawyers from the Federal Public Defender’s Office and was sent to Monroe County Jail.

A bail hearing has been scheduled for June 16.

 

 


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; gitmo; kenyanbornmuzzie; sonofobama

1 posted on 06/02/2014 2:14:39 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Are we still prosecuting these guys? I’m getting the feeling that’s all over with. Just wait until you see 0bama’s end-of-term pardon list.....


2 posted on 06/02/2014 2:17:08 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Soon, "the grateful dead" will be more than just the name of a crap band...)
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To: PoloSec

What Muslim has killed more US troops than any other? Barak H. Obama. Three-fourths of all deaths in Afghanistan have been under Obama’s watch.


3 posted on 06/02/2014 2:19:47 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: PoloSec
Why on earth are we immigrating people from Yemen? We may as well just create a special green card for Al Qaeda members.
4 posted on 06/02/2014 2:22:58 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: PoloSec

There are people who have molded their conscience to believe that terrorism, suicide bombing and murder are legitimate forms of political and religious expression. They live among us in the new “multicultural” America. An absurd concept of political correctness inhibits and makes countermeasures less effective. Not long after the 9/11 carnage, the NYPD has ceased its surveillance of suspect Muslim groups so as not to commit the offense of “profiling”.


5 posted on 06/02/2014 2:29:00 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Dagnabitt

from Jan. 2010:

State Dept. Using ‘Diversity Visas’ to Encourage Immigration from Yemen

http://www.newmediajournal.us/government/01052010.htm

Diversity Immigrant Visa Program: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diversity_Immigrant_Visa

Note that the countries in orange (all Muslim countries) are all eligible: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DV_eligible_countries.png

celebrate diversity!


6 posted on 06/02/2014 2:30:37 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: PoloSec

This guy is typical of the fine new citizens from moozlums hell-holes. Typical. They want to murder you and your family. They can’t help it...they are moozlums.


7 posted on 06/02/2014 2:39:06 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Dagnabitt
muffy already has one....


8 posted on 06/02/2014 3:19:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: PoloSec

Another sting operation?

And they got him for holding two silencers?

Yeah, keeping the homeland safe they are.


9 posted on 06/02/2014 3:23:48 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Insanity. Our rulers hate us.


10 posted on 06/02/2014 7:02:08 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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