Skip to comments.Limo Company Owner in Crash Revealed as F.B.I. Informant, Recruiter of Terrorists, Fraudster
Posted on 10/12/2018 4:47:35 AM PDT by reaganaut1
In 2001, a 45-year-old gas-station owner from Pakistan named Shahed Hussain walked into the Department of Motor Vehicles in Albany and obtained a drivers license using fake documents for a would-be taxi driver who paid him $1,000.
Mr. Hussain was caught, faced federal charges and, to avoid deportation, began a secret career that led him to pose as a recruiter of terrorists.
He continued to run a series of businesses with his family, despite bankruptcy and legal issues including, eventually, a limousine service that repeatedly ran afoul of state inspectors.
Now, Mr. Hussains improbable journey from asylum-seeking immigrant to petty criminal to trusted ally of government prosecutors, has taken yet another turn. His complicated past is central to the investigation of the nations deadliest crash in years.
On Saturday, a stretch limo operated by Mr. Hussains company, Prestige Limousine, ran a stop sign on a rural highway in Schoharie, an hour west of Albany, plowed into another car and left 20 people dead.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the limo had failed inspections for problems with its brakes, suspension and chassis last month, and was being driven by a man lacking the proper license to operate a commercial vehicle. The car was also not certified to carry the 18 people riding in it when it crashed.
There is a ton of information thats got to be processed forensic information, witness statements and other materials, a law enforcement official said of the investigation into the crash.
State Police have made clear that they would like to interview Mr. Hussain, 62.
Lee Kindlon, a lawyer for Mr. Hussain and Prestige, said he spoke on Tuesday with Mr. Hussain, who he said has been in Pakistan for some time dealing with health issues.
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New York has a lot of problems. Failing to apply the law, 100% of the time.
It seems Mr Hussain deported himself to Pakistan to deal with health issues
Think hell be back?
Looks like the boy is gonna need some of that New Yawk “sanctuary”.
I want to know sanitized his son’s driving record and why.
Round em up, ship em out.
I know whenever I have health issues I make a beeline to Pakistan.
I wonder which passenger was the intended target of the owner? or was it just run of the mill jihad?
There was a story that two passengers worked for a chip company with ties to China. True?
Lot of Pakistani money into democrat politics
Remember when Clinton had a Texas campaign stop with Pakistanis
Then theres the Awans
Suspect heavy infiltration into democrat party at all levels plus federal agencies like the corrupt FBI
I would like to know when this muzzie came to this country, was it after 9/11?
The Bureau does things like this, yet we still put up with prostate exams and sexual assault at the airports.
Maybe We the People need to get a move on and regain our liberty, eh?
Round em up, ship em out.
Gotta know who they are first, don’t you?
I assume that’s part of what this guy was paid to do...
... but maybe that’s the optimist in me.
Yeah... and he did all that in YOUR STATE where you run things, governor...
Cuomo said he was going to address limo safety back in 2015.
He got right on that, didn’t he....
This is Andy Cuomo’s state - these people get special privileges that ordinary citizens do not qualify for..
The FBI must really hate it when one of their seedy informants gets outed by an event like this.
The problem here is that this guy is going to face lawsuits an criminal charges like his "operator" son. The FBI had better ensure he returns to face the proper justice he deserves. BUT, this guy is a dirt bag and will threaten the FBI that he will reveal sources and methods of the sting operations he was paid for - a Mexican standoff or American Justice, we'll see.
KNEW there would end up being a moslime connection with this.
(no, all cultures are NOT equal)
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