Check this out. Note the following sentences in the following report:
"Federal authorities say a leader of what they describe as a nationwide radical Sunni Islam group ... at a Dearborn warehouse on charges that included conspiracy to sell stolen goods and illegal possession and sale of firearms. Authorities also conducted raids elsewhere to try to round up 10 followers named in a federal complaint."
Do you realize Federal authorities are admitting here that there is a nationwide radical Sunni group involved in CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY.
We may be seeing the Feds working on their first RICO prosecution of radical Isalmists.
According to my theory, and it is only a theory, they could probably close almost every Saudi funded mosque in the USA if they used RICO correctly.
We may be seeing the beginning of a real break in the dam. This group is relatively small, and they are American-born, prison-converted Black Muslims. But, now the Feds are setting the precedent for busting up radical Islamists using Criminal Conspiracy charges.
THAT'S BIG NEWS!
Is it my imagination, or are the raids coming thick and fast the past couple weeks? FOX News is reporting that there is now one less radical imam in Dearborn following an ill-considered attempt to resist arrest by several armed FBI agents.
Feds: Imam Who Led Radical Islam Group Killed in FBI Raid
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
DETROIT — A man described as a leader of a radical Sunni Islam group in the U.S. was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon while resisting arrest and exchanging gunfire with federal agents, authorities said.
Agents at a warehouse in Dearborn were trying to arrest Luqman Ameen Abdullah, 53, on charges that included conspiracy to sell stolen goods and illegal possession and sale of firearms. Ten followers listed in a criminal complaint were also being rounded up in the area.
Abdullah refused to surrender, fired a weapon and was killed by gunfire from agents, FBI spokeswoman Sandra Berchtold said.
In a court filing, the FBI said Abdullah, also known as Christopher Thomas, was an imam of a Black Muslim radical group named Ummah whose primary mission is to establish an Islamic state within the United States.
No one was charged with terrorism. But Abdullah was "advocating and encouraging his followers to commit violent acts against the United States," FBI agent Gary Leone said in an affidavit.
"He regularly preaches anti-government and anti-law enforcement rhetoric," Leone said. "Abdullah and his followers have trained regularly in the use of firearms, and continue to train in martial arts and sword fighting."
Leone said members of the national group mostly are black and some converted to Islam while in prisons across the United States.
"Abdullah preaches that every Muslim should have a weapon, and should not be scared to use their weapon when needed," Leone wrote. It was not immediately clear how many of the other 10 suspects were in custody.
The group believes that a separate Islamic state in the U.S. would be controlled by Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown, who is serving a life sentence in a federal prison in Colorado for shooting two police officers in Georgia in 2000, Leone said. Al-Amin, a veteran of the black power movement, started the group after he converted to Islam in prison.
"They're not taking their cues from overseas," said Jimmy Jones, a professor of world religions at Manhattanville College and a longtime Muslim prison chaplain. "This group is very much American born and bred."
How reassuring. Read the rest. Should be interesting to see if there is any "response" from the Dearbornistan "Muslim community".