posted on Nov, 24 2009 @ 11:34 AM
Authorities In Minnesota Charge Eight Americans In Somalia Terrorism Recruitment
November 24, 2009 8:45 a.m. EST
Ayinde O. Chase - AHN Editor
Minneapolis, MN (AHN) - Eight Americans are facing terrorism recruitment charges. U.S. Authorities say the group recruited young people to fight for
an Islamist group in Somalia that is linked to Al Qaeda.
According to the U.S. Attorney's office and FBI in Minnesota, the unsealed charges are the result of an ongoing investigation. The charges said
Somali-American men were promised "true brotherhood" and "fun." Recruiters focused their efforts at Minneapolis mosques to fight for al-Shabaab, a
terrorist organization closely linked to Al Qaeda's proxy.
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