Monday, May 03, 2010
TIMES SQUARE CAR BOMB SUV CAME FROM AN ONLINE CASH SALE IN BRIDGEPORT CONN. TO A MIDDLE EASTERN LOOKING MAN, THERE APPEARS TO BE OTHERS IN BRIDGEPORT CONNECTED TO THE CAR BOMB.
STRATFORD -- FBI, local police and New York investigators followed leads to an auto parts junkyard in the town's Lordship section Sunday as they tried to solve the mystery of a thwarted car bombing Saturday in Times Square. Bridgeport Conn police also confirmed they are assisting in the case to determine if the SUV used in the attempted bombing had been owned or sold in greater Bridgeport, IT WAS, FOR CASH, PAID IN $100 BILLS BY A MIDDLE EASTERN LOOKING MAN TWO WEEKS AGO.
UPDATE 5/04/2010....The FBI has arrested Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year old Bridgeport, Connecticut man, in connection with the failed attempt to set off a car bomb in TIMES SQUARE.
The botched Times Square car bombing appears to have been coordinated by several individuals with foreign ties. BRIDGEPORT CONN CELL, The report comes after the White House for the first time clearly declared the incident a terrorist act. Cops have quizzed the registered owner of the SUV, although the NYPD said this afternoon that the individual was not considered a suspect. The Pathfinder didn’t have a clearly visible vehicle ID number and license plates came from a car found in a Connecticut repair shop.
The police and F.B.I. investigators have tracked down the owner of the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder that contained the makings of a crude car bomb discovered in Times Square over the weekend. The car was registered in Connecticut, where the owner of record was questioned Sunday night about what happened to the SUV since it was in his possession, according to law enforcement officials. The man was not considered a suspect, but the officials declined to say why, or to discuss any leads stemming from the interview.
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The Connecticut license plate on the explosives-packed Nissan Pathfinder was found to have been taken from a Ford pickup truck recently sent for repair to Kramer's Used Auto Parts on Old South Avenue in Stratford. Several sources said a vehicle identification number found on a replacement part on the Pathfinder was also from a vehicle last tracked to Kramer's.
About a dozen police vehicles -- local police and FBI and NYPD -- were outside Kramer's, which is off Access Road. The business is surrounded by an old chain-link fence with signs saying, "used cars bought and sold" and "auto and truck parts." There are dozens of used and junked cars on the lot.
Bridgeport CT Terror Cell Plotted Times Square Car bomb, Prior Bridgeport CT link to terrorism, March 2007..... Kevin J. O'Connor, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has returned a two-count indictment charging Hassan Abujihaad, formerly known as Paul R. Hall, age 31, of 15449 N. 25th Avenue, Apt. #2025, Phoenix, Arizona, with material support of terrorism and disclosing previously classified information relating to the national defense. The indictment, which was returned earlier today, alleges that Abujihaad provided material support or resources, knowing or intending that they were to be used in preparation for, or in carrying out, a conspiracy to kill United States nationals, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2339A, and that Abujihaad delivered, communicated, transmitted or caused the delivery, communication or transmission of previously classified information relating to the national defense to persons not entitled to receive it, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 793(d).
Abujihaad was arrested in Phoenix on March 7 on a federal Criminal Complaint from the District of Connecticut (Bridgeport) that alleges similar charges. On that date, Abujihaad appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. Anderson in Phoenix and agreed to a temporary order of detention and to be removed to the District of Connecticut for further prosecution. Abujihaad was transported to the District of Connecticut (Bridgeport) by the United States Marshals Service, and he is scheduled to appear before United States Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons in Bridgeport CT.
According to information previously disclosed in court, from approximately 1997 through at least August 2004, British nationals Babar Ahmad, Syed Talha Ahsan and others, through an organization based in London called Azzam Publications, are alleged to have conspired to provide material support and resources to persons engaged in acts of terrorism through the creation and use of various internet web sites, e-mail communications, and other means. One of the means Ahmad and his co-conspirators are alleged to have used in this effort was the management of various Azzam Publications websites, principally http://www.azzam.com/ , which, along with associated administrative email accounts, were hosted for a period of time on the servers of a web hosting company located in the State of Connecticut (Bridgeport).
New York City police Saturday found an "amateurish" but potentially powerful bomb that apparently began to detonate but did not explode in a smoking sport utility vehicle in Times Square, authorities said Sunday. Thousands of tourists were cleared from the streets Saturday for 10 hours after two vendors alerted police to the suspicious vehicle, which contained three propane tanks, fireworks, two filled five-gallon gasoline containers, and two clocks with batteries, electrical wire and other components, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said.
DMV Commissioner Robert Ward, reached at home Sunday, said he didn't know any specifics about Kramer's and wasn't able to get any because the department's computers were shut down and inaccessible over the weekend. Registration plates should be removed and turned in to the DMV when owners sell, trade or junk their cars, he said. The department records them as canceled, cuts them up and recycles the material, he said.
When a used part containing a vehicle identification number is used to replace a damaged part at a body shop, the repairman should file papers with the DMV or at least give the car's owner a receipt indicating that a used part with a specific VIN was used. "That's what's supposed to happen," Fredette said. "That doesn't always happen." more from this source............
MUSLIM USED CAR DEALERS LINKED TO TERROR PLOTS AROUND THE WORLD, exposed by private investigator Bill Warner.
Mohammad Zaki Amawi, Marwan Othman El-Hindi, and Wassim Mazloum, Toledo Used Car dealers – were arrested and charged with plotting to carry out terror attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq and other overseas targets. One of them was charged additionally with having threatened the life of President George W. Bush. When asked whether there was any connection between the closure of KindHearts and these arrests, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales stated that they were “separate investigations, but they’re coordinated.” http://www.billwarnerpi.com/2008/06/toledo-terror-trial-nears-end-for.html
SCRAP-SALVAGE CARS PURCHASED IN THE USA BY INTERNATIONAL CAR THEFT RING/GULF NEWS ....SCRAP-SALVAGED LEXUS SUV’S PURCHASED IN THE USA BY INTERNATIONAL CAR THEFT RING FOR THEIR VIN AND COMPUTER; Dubai Police have arrested three of a five-member high-tech gang of car thieves who stole 13 Lexus 4×4s, the men were purchasing similar vehicles from abroad (USA) that had been written off in accidents from on-line Auto Salvage Auctions the Lexus RX 330, ACV price is the retail price prior to accident, selling price will be around $3,000 plus $1,200 to ship to Dubai. There was a Salvage Auto Auction, on-line, from South Tampa Friday 11/17/2006 with over 500 wrecked cars for sale, the buyers on-line were from the USA and Dubai UAE, Sharjah UAE, Jeddah SA, Nigeria and Karachi PK. The Dubai car thieves brought the salvaged USA Lexus SUV’s into the UAE, where they were taken to a scrap dealer. http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/crime/high-tech-gang-of-luxury-car-thieves-busted-three-held-1.334821
TERROR SUSPECT SOLD USED CARS IN MIRAMAR FL/ST PETE TIMES TERROR SUSPECT ADNAN EL-SHUKRIJUMAH SOLD USED CARS WHILE IN MIRAMAR FL, NOW WANTED BY THE FBI; Adnan El Shukrijumah meet with Queens NY, Al-Muhajiroun organizer, Mohammed Junaid Babar and Dhiren Barot in March of 2004. Adnan Gulshair el-Shukrijumah, still on the run 5 years later, his SSN is 109-84-0648. http://www.sptimes.com/2003/03/22/news_pf/State/Father_denies_son_lin.shtml
MUSLIM USED CAR DEALERS;
"While law enforcement officals have noted the sale of stolen vehicles by organized crime groups for the purpose of financing terrorist organizations, it is important to note that seemingly legitimate auto dealers have been involved in laundering large amounts of cash through the sale of automobiles" ! Quote, Steve Emerson before a US Senate Hearing on Terrorist Money Laundering. http://www.senate.gov/~banking/_files/emerson.pdf
ABDURAHMAN ALAMOUDI USED CAR DEALER ALSO FUNDING TERRORISM/NY SUN ABDURAHMAN ALAMOUDI GETS 23 YEARS OF JAIL TIME IN TERRORISM FINANCING CASE; HE WAS THE FOUNDER OF THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF BOSTON, HE ALSO WAS THE OWNER OF SHIRLINGTON AUTO MART-USED CAR LOT IN ARLINGTON VA. The founder of the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB), Abdurahman Alamoudi, currently serving a 23-year sentence in a U.S. prison for illegal financial transactions and for his involvement in a scheme to assassinate Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, he was caught with $340,000 in cash, 34 bundles of sequentially numbered $100 bills (money indirectly from the same Jeddah Saudi individuals linked in the Iraq Study Report) to be used to pay terrorists to kill the Saudi Crown Prince. http://www.nysun.com/national/treasury-department-tars-alamoudi-founder-of/24211/
MOROCCAN USED CAR DEALER SENDS "CAR BOMBERS" FROM SYRIA INTO IRAQ; The Moroccan blamed by the Baghdad government for a string of deadly car bomb attack in Iraq was a top recruiter of foreign fighters, Muhsen Khayber was/is sending militants across the border from Syria and acting as a liaison with European extremists, said a former associate. Khayber is still active in Syria sending "car bombers" to Abu Ayyub al-Masri in Iraq. Muhsen Khayber, also known as Abdul Rahim, moved to Syria from Morocco after allegedly being involved in coordinated suicide bombings in Casablanca that killed 32 people, according to an Iraqi government statement, offering an unspecified reward for his arrest. Khayber traveled to Tangier frequently to meet with Radical Preacher El Fazazi and to listen to his Mosque speeches on Jihad. Apparently under El Fazazi's influence, Khayber organized the Larache branch of the cleric's group "Salafist Jihad" that follows an extremist Islamic doctrine in Tangier were he linked up with Al-Qaeda leader and used car dealer Pierre Robert . http://newsfromrussia.com/world/2005/11/02/66768.html
US car theft rings probed for ties to Iraq bombings - The Boston Globe; The FBI's counterterrorism unit has launched a broad investigation of US-based car theft rings after discovering some vehicles used in deadly car bombings in Iraq, including attacks that killed US troops and Iraqi civilians, were probably stolen in the United States, according to senior US Government officials.The FBI's deputy assistant director for counterterrorism, Inspector John Lewis, said the investigation did not prove the vehicles were stolen specifically for car bombings in the Middle East, but there was evidence they were smuggled out of the US by organised criminal networks that included terrorists and insurgents, Boston Globe Article-10/02/2005.
CAR THEFT LINKED TO TERRORISM; LOU DOBBS, CNN ANCHOR: Tonight, an alarming new link between thousands of stolen cars in this country and radical Islamist terrorism. Law enforcement officials now concerned those stolen cars are funding terrorist operations all around the world. It's really quite evident that organized crime groups and terrorist groups are using car theft to generate enormous sums of money. "Stolen vehicles are a means for financing terrorist activities worldwide. This is one of the new areas we've identified that terrorists are turning to to fund their activities". http://cnnstudentnews.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0506/17/ldt.01.html
Stolen Canadian SUV's Support Terrorism; "If you can’t find a vehicle, it’s gone to a chop shop or it’s been exported to the Middle East and there’s the link.” “One of the reasons that terrorist organizations are interested in North American cars is they’re larger and can be packed with more explosives. The international organized crime networks hire youths to do the dirty work of stealing vehicles, selling them on the fact the Youth Criminal Justice Act is soft on crime. “The SUV's are big, they’re luxurious and they handle the terrain over there (Iraq).” http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/2006/06/12/1628508.html
We’ve identified and spoken to the registered owner of the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder,” NYPD chief spokesman Paul Browne told the New York Times. Officials reportedly used the vehicle identification number on the 1993 Pathfinder to trace the car. The license plates found on the vehicle were traced back to a separate car in Connecticut that was being repaired. A mechanic at Kramer's Used Auto Parts in Stratford, Conn., told DNAinfo that the plates were stolen off a green truck brought in to the shop about two weeks ago with suspension problems. "Somebody stole the plates off it," said mechanic Richard King. "The plate came from here. It was taken off the car."
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