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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Lowell CI Female Inmate Claims Prison Culture Led To Sex Abuse in Federal Lawsuit Inmates Are Routinely Raped Nationwide article by PI Bill Warner.

Lowell CI Female Inmate Alleges Prison Culture Led To Sexual Abuse In her Federal Lawsuit See Lowell C.I. Female Prisoner Abuse Inmates Are Routinely Raped Nationwide, article by Private Investigator Bill Warner. Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 6:30 a.m. An inmate at Lowell Correctional Facility has filed a federal lawsuit against the prison warden and other state officials, alleging that overcrowding, understaffing and a culture of deliberate indifference at the all-female prison in Ocala caused her to suffer repeated instances of sexual misconduct by a male corrections officer.

The woman, whose name is withheld because of the nature of her allegations, names the secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections and Florida Inspector General among those who allegedly failed to provide meaningful and effective policy and procedures for inmates to report abusive behavior.
The plaintiff, a 27-year-old woman, claims she was subject to multiple instances of sexual assault by Troy Saunders, a former male corrections officer, while she was incarcerated at Lowell in December 2005 and again in June 2007. In the complaint, the woman claims she was removed from her cell by the officer and taken to a staff bathroom where she was “assaulted, battered, and sexually molested and abused,” on more than one occasion in December 2005. She alleges she was threatened by Saunders following the assaults, told she would be “punished, locked up and placed in solitary confinement if she mentioned anything to anyone.” The inmate did not file a complaint because she eventually was transferred to a different dorm and knew she would soon be leaving the facility, according to the suit. But she returned to Lowell for a separate matter in June 2007, when she alleges the abuse by Saunders resumed.

“The lack of adequate procedures for reporting incidents by inmates, and the failure to properly investigate and monitor ongoing situations compounded the threat to the inmates,” alleges the lawsuit, filed in Florida’s Middle District Court (Federal). Inmates can file grievances against corrections officers. In October 2007, the woman met with agents from the Inspector General’s Office of the prison after having filed such a formal written complaint against Saunders. She was asked to wear a secret recording device in order to “bait” the corrections officer during his next sexual request.

According to the complaint, she met with Saunders in a private staff bathroom but no inspectors intervened, as they had assured, before the alleged assault took place. Saunders, court records show, later was charged with sexual misconduct with an inmate, a third-degree felony, and served a year in jail after pleading guilty. He is no longer employed at Lowell.

According to an arrest report, Saunders, 41, had been the subject of at least eight other suspected cases of sexual misconduct with female inmates during his employment.Lowell, the oldest state corrections facility for women, houses nearly 3,000 female offenders at all security levels at its main facility and satellite units. The prison employs 619 corrections officers, a little more than half those being women. Chris Sutherland, the warden at Lowell, and a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Corrections declined to comment about the lawsuit, more from this source……….
 
Male officers are sometimes present during many of the private moments in the lives of women prisoners at Lowell CI, when they dress and undress, take showers, or go to the toilet. Still more of a problem is that in almost all states male guards are permitted to carry out pat-down searches of female inmates, touching women through their clothes, including their breasts and genitals.

Sunday, August 30, 2009 Lowell C.I. Female Prisoner Abuse, Female Prison Inmates Are Routinely Raped Nationwide, article by Private Investigator Bill Warner. Lowell Correctional Institute situated just outside Ocala Florida is the depository for all female death row inmates it is also the depository for all pregnant female prisoners in the State of Florida Correctional system, how and by who the female inmates became pregnant is of grave concern as witnessed by the ever growing female inmate population nationwide and the increasing incidence of female prison rapes

A former Lowell female prison inmate, who was serving time for child abuse, said in a sworn statement to investigators that former prison stores manager Larry Bindley had been giving her food, perfume and other gifts for months. She told investigators that after Bindley became her civilian supervisor in the prison canteen, he asked her “what I thought about sexual harassment and if I would submit to that if it was the only means of keeping my job.” The inmate told investigators that she had sexual intercourse a number of times with Bindley on a blanket in the back of the prison canteen where she worked. Prison inspectors who investigated the case never tested the blanket for DNA evidence. When a reporter asked questions three years later, the prisons department couldn’t account for what happened to the blanket or explain why no one submitted it as evidence

Saturday, July 25, 2009, Female Prison Inmate Bernadette Gregory Dies in Apparent Suicide at Lowell Correctional “Hell Hole” in Ocala Fl, She Hung Herself in Secure “Tango Dorm” Lockdown while hand cuffed (like hell she did). LOWELL — “A 42-year-old inmate at a state prison for women died last week in an apparent suicide.
The Lowell Annex, part of the larger Lowell Correctional Institution, is north of Ocala. Bernadette Gregory was serving a 14-month sentence at the annex for robbery, according to records from the Department of Corrections and the Marion County court clerk. Offender Search for the Lowell CI Facility: Browse current population. If Casey Anthony is found guilty in the death of Caylee Anthony and sentenced to death, she will be sentenced to the Lowell Correctional Institution.



Bill Warner private investigator at www.wbipi.com

Violent Islamist Extremism Relayed Through Jihad Internet Chat Rooms, Youtube Videos and Terror Websites Hosted In The USA Begets Homegrown Terrorist Threats Like Major Nidal Hasan.


Let's get real, all of these "lone wolf Muslim terrorist groups and individuals" with no direct link to Al-Qaeda are indirectly linked to and inspired by violent Islamic extremism through the internet, it is just that simple.



Jihad websites operating in the USA like http://www.revolutionmuslim.com/  run by scumbag Yousef al-Khattab (aka Yosef Kaplin) in Queens NY and http://revolution.ansar1.net/?p=1604  run by scumbag Samir Khan in Charlotte NC offer updates on how the Taliban is doing and how many US soldiers have been killed today, they also offers direct links to serious jihad websites for recruiting and donations.

Dirtbag terrorist facilitators like Samir Khan in Charlotte NC and Yousef al-Khattab in Queens NY need to have their anti-American websites shut down for good and they need to be in jail.

There needs to be much more supervision of Jihad websites hosted in the USA and Jihad Youtube videos that incite others to action against the United States, US soldiers and marines and US citizens wherever they may be found around the world.



Beginning with January 2008 private investigator Bill Warner has put on a full court press shutting down Al-Qaeda and assorted Jihad websites that are/were hosted by Web Companies in the USA with the aid of Newspapers and TV Stations that have put America's safety at the forefront (some Left Wing Media Newspapers #12 refuse to help).


The full court Press attack on terror websites started in January 2008 with the aid of the Media in Tampa Fl and Howard Altman the "Courts and Cops" Team Leader/Editor of The Tampa Tribune.



Significant Jihad websites shut down in 2009 are the Somalia Al-Shabaab terror website in Vancouver WA and the pro Al-Qaeda Website of Samir Khan in Charlotte NC.



1). Local Firm Removes Jihadi Web Site By HOWARD ALTMAN The Tampa Tribune Published: January 28, 200..TAMPA - A Tampa Web-hosting company has taken down a Web site used by al-Qaida for communicating in secret and hiding files from investigators. The company, Noc4Hosts, took the action Monday after it was informed about the site by The Tampa Tribune. Noc4Hosts, at 400 N. Tampa St., is in an office building that also rents space to the Tampa district of the U.S. attorney's office.



2). Al-Qaida Web Site's Phoenix Hosts Follow Actions Taken In Tampa, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa Tribune, Published: February 2, 2008..For the second time this week, a Web site described as key to al-Qaida communications has been taken down by a hosting company after a call from a reporter. On Wednesday, the site was removed by a company in Phoenix after a call from the Arizona Republic newspaper. On Monday, a Web hosting company in Tampa removed a related site after a call from The Tampa Tribune. The site hosted in Phoenix - http://www.ek-ls.org/  - was one of six related al-Qaida sites previously hosted in Tampa, said Paul Henry an Internet security specialist.



Al-Qaida Web site was hosted in Phoenix exposed by Bill Warner private investigator.

Robert Anglen,

The Arizona Republic Newspaper

Feb. 1, 2008 12:00 AM

A Web site used by al-Qaida to recruit car bombers, encourage war on the West and provide a forum for Islamic militants went online from Phoenix this week, It moved from Tampa just a week ago to Arizona . The Web site, http://www.ek-ls.org/  , facilitates discussions on weapons, explosives and propaganda and often serves as a question-and-answer center for terrorists, a review of the Web site shows. The site, a well-known and popular forum for Islamic terrorists and their sympathizers, was the first to report the death of senior al-Qaida leader Abu Laith al-Libi in Pakistan this week. The north Phoenix company hosting the site took it down Wednesday, just hours after being contacted by The Arizona Republic.

Bill Warner, a Sarasota, Fla., private investigator http://www.wbipi.com/  who has worked with federal agencies on terrorist-related issues, has been tracking terrorist-related Web sites for months. "The Web sites are a big part of the support network of terrorism financially," he said. "They use the Web sites to request money from the U.S. and the U.K. They ask people to take money to Pakistan." Warner said he blames Web-hosting companies for failing to monitor content. Instead, he said, they wait until the site is brought to their attention to take action. "All you've got to do is look," Warner said, pointing to the Phoenix Web site as an example. "You are one click away. First, there is a very benign front page, but all of a sudden, you see tanks being blown up and Osama bin Laden and martyrs. It doesn't matter that you can't read Arabic."



3). Jihadist Web Site Taken Down, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa TribunePublished: February 19, 2008 TAMPA -- One of al-Qaida supporters' oldest and most stable Web sites apparently was taken down this morning. It contained a 21-minute audio clip calling for Palestinians to attack Jews and the United States, according to organizations that track jihadists online. The site was taken down after a call from the Tribune to the host company, which operates in Tampa. Steve Eschweiler, general manager of Noc4Hosts Inc., could not immediately be reached for comment. The site -- http://www.alhesbah/.net/v/   -- is the "principal and largest jihadi forum of supporters of al-Qaida and global jihad, and the oldest existing forums," said Reuven Paz, director of the Jerusalem-based Project for the Research of Islamist Movements.



4). Investigator Links 3rd Jihadist Web Site To Tampa Host, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa Tribune, Published: February 22, 2008, Tampa continues to be the focus of an international game of Internet whack-a-mole between jihadists who put up Web sites and organizations and individuals who try to shut them down. For the third time in a month, Sarasota-based private investigator Bill Warner has tracked to a Tampa hosting company what investigators call a significant Web site used by jihadists for communications, recruitment and fundraising. The company is based in the same building as the U.S. attorney's office.



5). TAMPA (Bay News 9), Feb 26, 2008, Terrorist web sites are being hosted by U.S. companies There are radical Islamic web sites now being hosted by U.S. companies and possibly even in Tampa. Sarasota private investigator Bill Warner said last year he discovered what is known as one of the largest jihadist web sites currently online being hosted through a web company in Tampa.



6). Cyber Vigilantes Track Extremist Web Sites, Intelligence Experts Balk at Effort Saturday, March 22, 2008, By Carmen Gentile FOX News; Cyber vigilantes typically troll the Internet, searching message boards, Web sites and media sharing sites for incendiary postings from people with ties to terror groups like Al Qaeda. Using Arabic translation software, they monitor postings and even assume fake identities to join online conversations. One of them is Bill Warner, a Sarasota, Fla.-based private investigator and a self-proclaimed cyber-crusader. Just last month alone, Warner was instrumental in helping shut down three Web sites hosted by a Tampa Internet service provider (ISP) that contained text, images and video related to attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.



7). Unwittingly hosting terror, Islamists use US Web firms for recruiting; Agencies mine sites for data. By Bryan Bender Globe Staff / March 27, 2008. For more than a year, a Burlington-based Internet company hosted a website that taught its members how to outfit a suicide bomber, aired Al Qaeda propaganda videos, and offered an "exclusive" Taliban video showing the beheadings of three "spies," according to computer records. The English-language website, Leemedia.net, was taken down earlier this month - but not in a counterterrorism crackdown, government officials said. Instead, the Web server, Endurance International Corp. Inc., shut it down after Internet watchdogs made repeated demands to remove the terrorist material.



8). MSM Notices We PWND Lee Media, March 27, 2008 JAWA REPORT, We've graduated from the New York Times characterization as 'internet vigilantes' to the Boston Globe's 'internet watchdogs'. While the latter is preferable to the former, it kinda lacks, I dunno, pizzaz. The article is pretty fair but does cite sources within the intel community who think there is no real connection between online jihadis and actual jihadis--a claim we've debunked here dozens of times. No connection? Let's just look at the connection between Lee Media and actual terrorists: Thanks to Bill Warner who helped pass news of the Lee Media project on to the Globe.



9). Terror on the Internet: A Complex Issue, and Getting Harder, Greg Goth, MARCH 2008, IEEE DS Online Exclusive Content. The fight against terror on the World Wide Web, chat rooms, and forums tends to take a maddeningly circular route. Politicians demand a crackdown on the terrorist presence on the Web, calling on ISPs to develop new technologies that will block access to terrorist sites or to detect their origin and shut them down. Just as quickly, the sites’ operators relaunch from another host. Courts have found numerous efforts to thwart terror to be an abridgment of users’ rights of free speech.



10). U.S.-Based ISPs Count Known Terror Groups as Clients, By Brian Krebs, The Washington Post March 27, 2008 Herndon, Va.-based Network Solutions said Wednesday that it suspended Hizbollah.org, an official site of Hezbollah, a Lebanese political and paramilitary group. Turns out, Network Solutions, which was one of the original firms in the domain registration business, was accepting payment for the domain in violation of a U.S. law that bars American companies from doing business with organizations listed by Uncle Sam as terrorist groups.



11). The Columbian Newspaper, Tuesday, May 06, 2008, DOTSTER UNDER FIRE FOR WEB CONTENT IN VANCOUVER WA ....A group of self-described anti-terrorist vigilantes has put the heat on Vancouver-based Dotster Inc (see Jawa Report) for hosting an Arabic- and Somali- language Web site that frequently praises leaders in Somalia’s al-Qaida organization. Dotster officials said they pass along all complaints to law enforcement agencies, but unless required by law, the company does not remove its customers’ content from the Internet.The site under fire, www.kataaib.net , is associated with the al Shabaab movement in war- and genocide-torn Somalia, according to reports from the BBC and Reuters. In addition to praising Islamist militants, the site lists news about battles and bombings in Somalia. “Kataaib” is Arabic for “Brigades.”Florida resident Bill Warner, who describes himself as an anti-terrorist vigilante, is among a collection of online activists who want to use public pressure on Dotster to get kataaib.net shut down. Dotster, a Web registration and hosting company, generates revenue by hosting Web sites.



12). In our view: Internet Censor (Bill Warner) Wednesday, May 7 1:00 a.m.COLUMBIAN EDITORIAL STAFF; A Florida man's heart might be in the right place, but he is misguided in his bid to get a Vancouver Internet service company to drop a Somali-language Web site.Bill Warner, a Sarasota private investigator (http://www.wbipi.com/ ), wants Dotster Inc. of Vancouver to refuse service to www.kataaib.net . Warner, who has launched similar purge efforts in other cities with other Internet companies, says http://www.kataaib.net/  supports an al-Qaida organization in Somalia, where war and genocide are tragic facts of daily life."There are groups like this one that associate with al-Qaida through Web sites that help promote the ideology, help find new recruits and help the effort to support terrorism," Warner said in a Tuesday Columbian story by Courtney Sherwood. "It's not freedom of speech. This site should not be hosted in Vancouver."



13). Do Cybersleuths Fight Terrorism or Cause Trouble?, Jun 19th 2008, By Howard Altman. In late May, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn) called for Google to take down videos that include incendiary speeches by al-Qaida leadership. Working as a private investigator in Sarasota, Fla., Bill Warner spends part of his day chasing errant spouses and the rest of his time tracking down jihadis. Playing a game of Internet Whack-a-Mole, Warner has helped take down nine jihadi Web sites in the past six months, including one of the most important, Alhesbah, a principal forum for supporters of al-Qaida.



14). FBI MOST WANTED TERRORIST RAMADAN SHALLAH HAS/HAD A WEBSITE HOSTED IN ASHBURN VIRGINIA JUST OUTSIDE WASHINGTON DC, TILL NOW. Tuesday, June 24, 2008. RAMADAN ABDULLAH SHALLAH'S TERROR WEBSITE http://www.falestiny.net/  was FIRST shut down on May 22ND 2008 in Dallas TX at Softlayer Tech by Sarasota Private Investigator Bill Warner but had resurfaced in Ashburn VA at Defender Technologies Group LLC... .



15). Pro Al-Qaeda Web site Run by a Charlotte Man Posted: WBTV 3..July 21, 2008 11:23 PM EDT. WBTV is investigating a 22-year old running a pro-Al-Qaeda website out of his parent's home in north Charlotte. "It's not a game," says WBTV Anchor Molly Grantham who is working these reports. Private investigator Bill Warner is in Florida studying Jihad-ist websites across the world. WBTV traveled to Sarasota to interview him because he says Charlotteans need to recognize someone in their backyard is helping the enemy.



16). Mainstream US Islamic Websites -- and Terror By PatrickPoole FrontPageMagazine.com Monday, September 29, 2008; More recently, the media has focused on the case of Charlotte, North Carolina resident, Samir Khan. Fox News recently reported that Khan’s website, inshallahshahid, features videos of terrorists bombing US military vehicles, provides links to the writings of Al-Qaeda chiefs Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri, and praises “martyrdom bombers” who sacrifice their lives “for the sake of Islam”. Having just passed the seventh anniversary of 9/11, those who promote Islamic terrorism are moving their online recruiting and instruction operations to the US where they can operate free from any fear of legal repercussions.



17). Al-Qaeda propaganda websites close fuelling speculation of cyber attack on 'war of terror' by American Cyber Vigilantes Who Track Extremist Web Sites Thursday, October 23, 2008.....Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Evening Standard & Metro Media Group. Al-Qaeda propaganda websites close fuelling speculation of cyber attack on 'war of terror' by American Cyber Vigilantes Who Track Extremist Web Sites. Websites being used to distribute al-Qaeda propaganda have been disabled for more than a month after being attacked by hackers the day before the 9/11 anniversary.



18). Monday, January 26, 2009, Somalia Al-Shabaab (Al-Qaeda) terrorist website http://www.kataaib.net/  is shut down, the Domain Pending Cancellation Per US Government Order on Jan 23 2009. Al-Shabaab (Al-Qaeda linked) terrorist recruiting website www.kataaib.net that has been hosted by the Dotster Web co in Vancouver WA USA since April 13rd 2007 has finally been shut down by a US Government order on Jan 23rd 2009 !The shut down of the Al-Shabaab website was first reported on Sunday 1/25/2009 at 10:01 pm by private investigator Bill Warner based on a tip from the US Military, see my post here, Sunday, January 25, 2009, SOMALI AL-SHABAAB TERRORIST RECRUITING WEBSITE HOSTED IN VANCOUVER WA USA, http://www.kataaib.net/  APPEARS TO BE SHUT DOWN.



19). June 3, 2009, Pro Al-Qaeda Website Run By Samir Khan in Charlotte NC is Shut Down, His Al-Thabaat Islamic Network Is No More. Written by BILLWARNER on June 3rd 2009. From: pibillwarner.wordpress.com, Al-Thabaat Islamic Network shut down, Al-Qaeda propaganda website is no more as of June 3, 2009. Ansar Al-Mujahideen – News and information at your fingertips. The “mother” network address for the ”Al-Thabaat Islamic Network“ is http://www.thabaat.net/  , you have 3 choices when you go to the ”Al-Thabaat Islamic Network” address and Charlotte NC Samir Khan’s al- Qaeda website The Ignored Puzzle Pieces of Knowledge » GIMF:: Signs of Victory … was 1 of the 3.

Queens MSA features Brooklyn imam Siraj Wahhaj speaking on "How Islam Perfected Thanksgiving" but MSA member says kill all the Jews , WTF !


Queens MSA features Brooklyn imam Siraj Wahhaj speaking on "How Islam Perfected Thanksgiving" but MSA member says kill all the Jews , WTF !


A controversial imam who authorities have called an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing is scheduled to speak tonight to a Muslim student group at Queens College on the subject "How Islam Perfected Thanksgiving." WTF !


The appearance by Brooklyn mosque imam Siraj Wahhaj - who also testified for convicted terror plotter "blind Sheik" Omar Abdel Rahman and a recent nasty verbal altercation involving members of the Muslim Student Association that invited him, has spurred some other students to demand that Queens College cut off funding for that group.


The MSA "definitely should not be funded by the taxpayers," Queens College Republicans Vice President Ryan James Girdusky told The Post. "The MSA has shown itself to be an alleged possible breeding ground of anti-American jihad's thoughts," Girdusky wrote the CUNY school's president in a recent letter.


Professor Tim Rosen said that at a screening of the anti-radical Muslim film "Fitna" two weeks ago, a MSA member was "laughing" and muttered "good" during footage showing American businessman Nicholas Berg being beheaded by terrorists in Iraq, and that the student was "giggling and saying 'good' " during footage of planes hitting the Twin Towers.


At a raucous post-screening debate with Queens College Republicans, who hosted the film, an MSA member said, "If I had enough money I would be part of the jihad army, I would kill all the Jews," recalled College Republicans treasurer Eli Karl.


"He said, 'When I get enough money, I'm going to do some pretty bad things . . . and he talked about getting a bomb," recalled Karl, who now supports de-funding MSA. Girdusky said a female member of MSA "said something like, 'How could you show something like this [the movie] when we get attacked for denying the Holocaust? ' The MSA did not respond to requests for comment, more from this source..............

ONE OF THE WORLD’S most wanted terrorists Adnan EL-Shukrijumah’s father, Gulshair, was educated at the radical Al Azhar University, in Cairo, AND had dealings with terrorism. After Al Azhar, Gulshair spent ten years studying at Al Madina Al-Munawarah (Islamic University of Medina), a religious learning facility in Saudi Arabia that was created by the Muslim Brotherhood, the group that inspired, tutored and helped shape Osama Bin Laden’s philosophies.


At around the time his wife, a 16-year old girl named Zuhrah Abdu Ahmed, gave birth to their son Adnan EL-Shukrijumah, Gulshair, then 44, became a missionary for the Saudi Arabian government and was soon sent to spread the “good word” in the Caribbean country of Trinidad and Tobago.

Ten years later, in 1985, he was transferred to Brooklyn to lead the at Masjid Nur Al-Islam 3324 Church Ave, Brooklyn NY 11203. Shortly after Gulshair’s arrival, in 1986, al Qaeda set up shop at the Al-Farooq mosque in Brooklyn, sporting the name Alkifah Refugee Center.

Following the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, all eyes were on Alkifah, and subsequently, several individuals related to the center were alleged to have been involved in the attack. One of the individuals was Clement Rodney Hampton-El (a.k.a. “Dr. Rashid”), an artillery and bomb-making expert and an experienced mujahadin fighter in Afghanistan. Showing up at Hampton-El’s trial as a chief/character witness was none other than Gulshair El Shukrijumah.

Hampton-El had been a member of Gulshair El Shukrijumah’s mosque. Gulshair defended Hampton-El by stating that he believed Hampton-El had fought in Afghanistan to “help his brothers, the Muslims” and that Hampton-El “was prepared to give his life for that, and that does not mean he was involved in any acts of terror…”On June 24, 1993, Hampton-El was arrested, along with eight others, and in 1996, he was convicted for plotting to blow up the United Nations, the FBI headquarters, and the Holland and Lincoln tunnels.

As far as Siraj Wahhaj is concerned, authorities have called him a unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, He currently serves as Imam of the Masjid Al-Taqwa mosque1266 Bedford Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11216 which he founded in 1981, their website http://www.imamswahhaj.com/  

November 16,2009
Maha Akhta
Muslim Students Association
Queens College
New York City, NY

As-Salaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah
I was contacted by brother Adem Carroll of MCN regarding the invitation extended to Imam Siraj to speak to the Queens College MSA this Thursday, November 19, 2009 ,and the last minute call you received questioning the appropriateness of the Imam as an invitee. The questioner identified Imam Siraj as a “character witness for Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, a 9/11 conspirator” and questioned as to whether or not Imam Siraj is the type of speaker that the MSA would want to invite. Unfortunately it seems that whoever posed that question is a victim of media mis-information.  And more blah, blah, blah……………………….

Yours in Islam,
Imam Al-Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid
Deputy Amir
The Islamic Leadership Council of NY (Majlis ASh-Shura)












Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mumbai Terror Investigators Focus On 2 Men Charged In Chicago, Tahawwur Hussain Rana And David Coleman Headley, Were They Directed by Al-Qaeda Mob Boss Dawood Ibrahim.

Tahawwur Hussain Rana
Mumbai Terror Investigators Focus On 2 Men Charged In Chicago, Tahawwur Hussain Rana And David Coleman Headley, Were They Directed by Al-Qaeda Mob Boss Dawood Ibrahim.

By Emily Wax...Washington Post Foreign Service.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 .....NEW DELHI -- Indian authorities are investigating whether two men recently arrested in Chicago on terrorism charges had a role in last November's attacks in Mumbai that killed 165 people, government officials here said.

David Coleman Headley, 49, who was born in the United States but had lived in Pakistan and changed his name from Daood Gilani three years ago, was arrested last month along with Tahawwur Hussain Rana, 48, a Pakistani-born businessman and Canadian citizen. They were charged with plotting to attack a Danish newspaper that had printed cartoons of the prophet Muhammad, according to criminal complaints unsealed recently in a federal court in Chicago.

Indian police suspect that Headley conducted scouting missions of the Mumbai targets, including the city's main train station, the popular Leopold Cafe, and the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower and the Oberoi Trident hotels. Hotel records show he stayed in both hotels in 2007, authorities said.

Headley also allegedly posed as a Jew to visit one of the other eventual targets, Chabad House, home to an ultra-Orthodox Jewish center, said a high-ranking official involved in the case, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to discuss the matter with the media, more from this source...

India's government on Friday acknowledged that Headley had apparently traveled to India several times. He was apprehended October 3 at a Chicago airport as he was preparing to begin a trip to Pakistan. Also arrested this month in the same case: Tahawwur Hussein Rana, a native Pakistani with Canadian citizenship. Prosecutors say both men attended the same military school in Pakistan. An alleged target of the plot in India, according to an FBI affidavit, was named "Rahul."

India's home minister, Palaniappan Chidambaram, is trying to knock down such speculation. "It could be a pseudonym," he said. "It could be a code name, but please be assured it's not the Rahul that you think it is." Other reports say the target appears to have been a film actor, perhaps Bollywood super star Shahrukh Khan, who plays characters named Rahul in most of his films.

See my prior post, Wednesday, July 02, 2008, INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, DAWOOD IBRAHIM, STILL RUNS THE SHOW IN BOLLYWOOD, HEROIN TRADE AND THE STOLEN CAR RACKET IN DUBAI UAE.

Besides India, the defendants allegedly also planned to carry out attacks in Denmark, where a newspaper cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad in 2005 was published, offending many Muslims. The FBI documents indicate Headley was in repeated contact with members of the Pakistan-based terror outfit, Lashkar-e-Taiba. The group is blamed for the late November, 2008 siege of Mumbai, which left more than 160 people dead.

Mumbai terror attacks: Who could be behind them?, Dawood Ibrahim aka Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and the Muslim Mafia in Karachi Paki Land. guardian.co.uk, Thursday November 27 2008 19.40 GMT...Criminal syndicates; Muslim Mafia out of Karachi PK led by Dawood Ibrahim.

Indian Mujahideen (IM) activists are said to have been motivated and trained by an allegedly shady businessman with underworld connections, Riyaz Bhatkal, alias Roshan Khan, wanted by the police and identified as Indian Mujahideen (IM's) co-founder.

As his name suggests, the gangster/businessman hails from Bhatkal town in the southern Karnataka state. But Bhatkal is still a relatively minor figure compared to the crime lords of Mumbai, a financial hub with a large and resourceful underworld.

None among Mumbai's crime bosses is more notorious than Dawood Ibrahim, see his Interpol Wanted Poster, accused by Indian authorities of having been the mastermind of the March 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai. The blasts had been executed in retaliation for attacks on Muslims by Hindu extremists following the demolition of the Babri mosque. At that time Ibrahim, wanted in Mumbai on murder, extortion and other charges, was living in Dubai.

But he subsequently moved to Karachi, and Indian intelligence alleges that he is holed up in the Pashtun tribal areas of Pakistan ever since Washington also put him on its terror list for his links with the Al Qaida. Ibrahim though is a ruthless, multi-millionaire crime boss with operations in several countries, especially in South Asia. His syndicate is known to have an extensive network in India, particularly in Mumbai, where some of his siblings still reside.

INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, Dawood Ibrahim, also known as Dawood Ebrahim, and Sheikh Dawood Hassan, birth name Sheikh Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, is the head of the organized crime syndicate D-Company in Mumbai, hiding out in Karachi PK and still running Ballywood, heroin trade and the stolen car racket in Dubai UAE, he links to the Albanian Muslim Mafia drug and car racket.Dawood Ibrahim and his D' Company are the source of most of the world's heroin. The United States has asked Pakistan to hand over India's 'most wanted' fugitive and international terrorist Dawood Ibrahim for his alleged links to al-Qaeda-related terrorists groups and involvement in the global heroin trade.

Dawood dons 'clean' new look, (see above)11 Sep 2008, 0326 hrs IST, S Ahmed Ali, TNN MUMBAI: For years, the few pictures of his menacing visage showcased a thick moustache. Well, India's most wanted, Dawood no longer sports his trademark moustache (TOI Photo)

VIDEO Watch here. The CBI stumbled upon this fact after recovering an album of photographs, which included Dawood's pictures, from Karimullah Khan, an accused in the 1993 serial blasts. The discovery has, however, come five years late. Dawood shaved off his moustache some time in 2003. Khan was arrested by Mumbai Police's Crime Branch last month and claimed to have worked in Dawood's palatial bungalow in the Clifton area of Karachi in Pakistan. He has told interrogators that Dawood has also put on a little weight and now appears to be a "little fairer" than he used to be. Dawood's health is reportedly closely monitored by a team of renowned physicians and dieticians.
Interpol Categories of Offences:COUNTERFEITING/FORGERY, CRIMES INVOLVING THE USE OF WEAPONS EXPLOSIVES, HOOLIGANISM VANDALISM, DAMAGE, ORGANIZED CRIME, TRANSNATIONAL CRIME, TERRORISM. Arrest Warrant Issued by: BOMBAY-MUMBAI / India
Declared an international terrorist by the US with an Interpol red corner notice against him, Dawood is known for holding many passports. But after months of investigation, CNN-IBN has found that the don travels by the name of Shaikh Abdul Rehman on a passport issued from a tiny western African nation – the Republic of Mali, a former French colony. Dawood's passport number is A 1332945 and it was issued to him on April 6, 2005.

The passport has been used in such a clandestine manner that even the Interpol is not aware of its existence. But it is believed that the don also uses a Pakistani passport – H 123259 – issued in Rawalpindi, Pakistan in July 2001. In this Pakistani passport, Dawood is called Md. Anees, a name that does not even figure on the Interpol watchlist.The gangster has 29 passports from several countries including, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Azerbaijan and Mauritius among others. The Interpol red corner notice lists 11 of his Indian passports, but he apparently does not use them anymore.

His new passport was made so that he could travel easily in African countries and his business in narcotics could spread in Africa and Europe. The gangster has operated with impunity across countries to leave an indelible stamp of his reach and influence all over the world.

But if Ibrahim is involved in the Thanksgiving Mumbai Massacre, his gang members are suspected of having played a local, supportive role in the terror strike. "The latest attack on Mumbai has the stamp of Dawood Ibrahim," said a Delhi-based security expert who did not want to be identified. "Definitely the people who hit Mumbai were a mixture of local guys who know the city very well, and trained, hardcore fighters who came by sea."

Pakistani terror groups; In a television address to the nation on Thursday, Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh identified the gunmen who attacked Mumbai as coming from "outside the country". It was clear to everyone which country he was referring to – India's neighbour Pakistan, which had also been implicated by authorities in many other terror strikes in the past, such as the 1993 Mumbai blasts and the more recent attack on the Parliament building in Delhi.

Major General RK Hooda, GOC, Maharashtra, was more explicit. He told NDTV news channel that the attackers had come by boat from Pakistan. Other TV channels named a gunmen held by authorities as Abu Ismail, said to be a Punjabi-speaking youth from Pakistan. A satellite phone recovered from two dead terrorists reportedly showed calls made to Karachi before and after the attacks commenced.















Sunday, November 15, 2009

Major Nidal Malik Hasan Became A Self-Radicalized Terrorist With The Help Of The Internet And Jihad Websites Like Revolutionmuslim.com


Major Nidal Malik Hasan Became A Self-Radicalized Terrorist With The Help Of The Internet And Jihad Websites Like http://www.revolutionmuslim.com/


Experts on terrorism say Major Hasan may be the latest example of an increasingly common type of terrorist, one who has been self-radicalized with the help of the Internet and who wreaks havoc without support from overseas networks and without having to cross a border to reach his target.


Bruce Hoffman, a Georgetown University professor who studies terrorism, said such cases had appeared at a growing rate in the last year, most of them involving people with no direct ties to foreign terrorists. The trend of self-radicalization, which leaders and allies of Al Qaeda have encouraged with a steady stream of inflammatory messages on the Web, is gaining momentum, he said. “You’ve had all shapes and sizes, which is a challenge for law enforcement,” Mr. Hoffman said, citing a shooting at a Little Rock military recruitment center, synagogues targeted for attack in the Bronx and foiled bombing schemes in Illinois and Texas, among others.

While investigators are combing intelligence files for any foreign contacts Major Hasan may have had, the only significant connection the authorities have confirmed so far are a dozen or so e-mail messages he sent to a radical cleric now in Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki. When Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan took his two handguns and headed for Fort Hood on Nov. 5, he left behind in his spartan apartment his new business cards. Now they are one more clue for investigators of the 13 killings he is charged with, hinting at the road not taken.
On the cards, ordered over the Internet after Major Hasan was transferred to the sprawling Texas base in July, the 39-year-old psychiatrist omitted the rank he had achieved in the Army he had served for most of his adult life. Instead, he included the cryptic abbreviation “SoA,” apparently “Servant of Allah” or “Soldier of Allah,” perhaps marking a symbolic shift of allegiance from his military profession to his increasingly consuming faith, more from this source..........


Terrorists are engaged in an online jihad, characterized by the use of the internet to fundraise, distribute messages and directives, recruit, and proselytize. Although it is impossible to eliminate the presence of terrorists on the internet. Using existing statutes, it is possible to regionalize terrorist websites, limiting them to a small number of countries from which they may receive internet services. Once the terrorist message is limited to a particular region, a modification of current laws can allow for a cyber embargo on jihadist websites and their supporters. These efforts, coupled with diplomatic cooperation, can further the attempt to curb the impact of jihadist websites, while simultaneously increasing the ability of governments to monitor these websites and, when necessary, shut them down, more from this source.....

THE "POWER OF THE PRESS" HAS BEEN AIDING PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR BILL WARNER IN SHUTTING DOWN JIHAD TERROR WEBSITES HOSTED IN THE USA DURING 2008 & 2009


Begining with January 2008 private investigator Bill Warner has put on a full court press shutting down Al-Qaeda and assorted Jihad websites that are/were hosted by Web Companies in the USA with the aid of Newspapers and TV Stations that have put America's safety at the forefront.


The full court Press attack on terror websites started in January 2008 with the aid of the Media in Tampa Fl and Howard Altman the "Courts and Cops" Team Leader/Editor of The Tampa Tribune. See Michelle Malkin's 2006 article on Howard Altman at the Tampa Tribune, "he has another informative follow-up on Cyberjihad".

Significant Jihad websites shut down in 2009 are the Somalia Al-Shabaab terror website in Vancouver WA and the pro Al-Qaeda Website of Samir Khan in Charlotte NC.



1). Local Firm Removes Jihadi Web Site By HOWARD ALTMAN The Tampa Tribune Published: January 28, 200..TAMPA - A Tampa Web-hosting company has taken down a Web site used by al-Qaida for communicating in secret and hiding files from investigators. The company, Noc4Hosts, took the action Monday after it was informed about the site by The Tampa Tribune. Noc4Hosts, at 400 N. Tampa St., is in an office building that also rents space to the Tampa district of the U.S. attorney's office.



2). Al-Qaida Web Site's Phoenix Hosts Follow Actions Taken In Tampa, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa Tribune, Published: February 2, 2008..For the second time this week, a Web site described as key to al-Qaida communications has been taken down by a hosting company after a call from a reporter. On Wednesday, the site was removed by a company in Phoenix after a call from the Arizona Republic newspaper. On Monday, a Web hosting company in Tampa removed a related site after a call from The Tampa Tribune. The site hosted in Phoenix - www.ek-ls.org - was one of six related al-Qaida sites previously hosted in Tampa, said Paul Henry an Internet security specialist.


Al-Qaida Web site was hosted in Phoenix exposed by Bill Warner private investigator.
Robert Anglen,  The Arizona Republic Newspaper Feb. 1, 2008 12:00 AM



A Web site used by al-Qaida to recruit car bombers, encourage war on the West and provide a forum for Islamic militants went online from Phoenix this week, It moved from Tampa just a week ago to Arizona . The Web site, http://www.ek-ls.org/ , facilitates discussions on weapons, explosives and propaganda and often serves as a question-and-answer center for terrorists, a review of the Web site shows. The site, a well-known and popular forum for Islamic terrorists and their sympathizers, was the first to report the death of senior al-Qaida leader Abu Laith al-Libi in Pakistan this week. The north Phoenix company hosting the site took it down Wednesday, just hours after being contacted by The Arizona Republic.

Bill Warner, a Sarasota, Fla., private investigator who has worked with federal agencies on terrorist-related issues, has been tracking terrorist-related Web sites for months. "The Web sites are a big part of the support network of terrorism financially," he said. "They use the Web sites to request money from the U.S. and the U.K. They ask people to take money to Pakistan." Warner said he blames Web-hosting companies for failing to monitor content. Instead, he said, they wait until the site is brought to their attention to take action. "All you've got to do is look," Warner said, pointing to the Phoenix Web site as an example. "You are one click away. First, there is a very benign front page, but all of a sudden, you see tanks being blown up and Osama bin Laden and martyrs. It doesn't matter that you can't read Arabic."


3). Jihadist Web Site Taken Down, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa TribunePublished: February 19, 2008 TAMPA -- One of al-Qaida supporters' oldest and most stable Web sites apparently was taken down this morning. It contained a 21-minute audio clip calling for Palestinians to attack Jews and the United States, according to organizations that track jihadists online. The site was taken down after a call from the Tribune to the host company, which operates in Tampa. Steve Eschweiler, general manager of Noc4Hosts Inc., could not immediately be reached for comment. The site -- http://www.alhesbah/ .net/v/ -- is the "principal and largest jihadi forum of supporters of al-Qaida and global jihad, and the oldest existing forums," said Reuven Paz, director of the Jerusalem-based Project for the Research of Islamist Movements.



4). Investigator Links 3rd Jihadist Web Site To Tampa Host, By HOWARD ALTMAN, The Tampa Tribune, Published: February 22, 2008, Tampa continues to be the focus of an international game of Internet whack-a-mole between jihadists who put up Web sites and organizations and individuals who try to shut them down. For the third time in a month, Sarasota-based private investigator Bill Warner has tracked to a Tampa hosting company what investigators call a significant Web site used by jihadists for communications, recruitment and fundraising. The company is based in the same building as the U.S. attorney's office.



5). TAMPA (Bay News 9), Feb 26, 2008, Terrorist web sites are being hosted by U.S. companies There are radical Islamic web sites now being hosted by U.S. companies and possibly even in Tampa. Sarasota private investigator Bill Warner said last year he discovered what is known as one of the largest jihadist web sites currently online being hosted through a web company in Tampa.



6). Cyber Vigilantes Track Extremist Web Sites, Intelligence Experts Balk at Effort Saturday, March 22, 2008, By Carmen Gentile FOX News; Cyber vigilantes typically troll the Internet, searching message boards, Web sites and media sharing sites for incendiary postings from people with ties to terror groups like Al Qaeda. Using Arabic translation software, they monitor postings and even assume fake identities to join online conversations. One of them is Bill Warner, a Sarasota, Fla.-based private investigator and a self-proclaimed cyber-crusader. Just last month alone, Warner was instrumental in helping shut down three Web sites hosted by a Tampa Internet service provider (ISP) that contained text, images and video related to attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.