Monday, May 3, 2010

Another Queens based terrorist charged

From the Daily News:

Two New York men have been charged with plotting to send money, supplies and computer advice to Al Qaeda, officials said Friday.

Wesam El-Hanafi, 34, of Brooklyn, and Sabirhan Hasanoff, 34, of Queens, were charged in the conspiracy. Both were being held in Virginia.

"Wesam El-Hanafi and Sabirhan Hasanoff conspired to modernize Al Qaeda by providing computer systems expertise and other goods and services," said Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

"El-Hanafi is also alleged to have traveled to Yemen to meet with al Qaeda members face-to-face."

El-Hanafi traveled to Yemen in 2008 where he swore an oath of allegiance to Al Qaeda, and then returned to the United States.

Once home, El-Hanafi met with other Al Qaeda members and performed unspecified tasks for his new terror masters, prosecutors allege.

The following year, he bought seven Casio digital watches - the chosen timer for many terrorist bombings - and had them delivered to his Brooklyn home, prosecutors charged.


ew-3 said...

Just a couple of Amish folks gone astray. Nothing to make us think they are muslim.

Anonymous said...

Do we still have laws against treason, and if so, when will the hangings commence?