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Ex-lawmaker charged in terror conspiracy

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:10 PM
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Ex-lawmaker charged in terror conspiracy


www.cleveland.com

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former congressman and delegate to the United Nations was indicted Wednesday as part of a terrorist fundraising ring that allegedly sent more than $130,000 to an al-Qaida and Taliban supporter who has threatened U.S. and international troops in Afghanistan.

The former Republican congressman from Michigan, Mark Deli Siljander, was charged with money laundering, conspiracy and obstructing justice for allegedly lying about lobbying senators on behalf of an Islamic charity that authorities said was secretly sending funds to terrorists.

A 42-count indictment, unsealed in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., accuses the Islamic American Relief Agency of paying Siljander $50,000 for the lobbying — money that turned out to be stolen from the U.S. Agency for International Developmen
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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:10 PM
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State sponcered terrorism (well kinda)

www.cleveland.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

Edit: Republicans funding terrorism , Wonder who else is in on it..

[edit on 16-1-2008 by Mindless]



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:13 PM
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Already an existing thread on this. Infinite beat you to it. Pretty wild story though.



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:14 PM
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hmm.. could you link it ? I searched the name(from article) the topic and a few other things from the article and couldn't find anything on it ... According to my source the story broke 16 minutes ago so its possible.

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posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:26 PM
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www.abovetopsecret.com...

I beat you by 10 mins



posted on Jan, 16 2008 @ 02:29 PM
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cool please ignore this . For some reason the search don't find quoted stuff .

[edit on 16-1-2008 by Mindless]



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