Tag: Charges

Nytimes: Mr. Rahami’s Father Told the Authorities Two Years Ago that he Feared his Son was a Terrorist,

The bomb in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night was powerful enough to vault a heavy steel Dumpster more than 120 feet through the air, according to the complaint. Windows shattered 400 feet from where the explosion went off, and pieces of the bomb were recovered 650 feet away. Among the 31 victims — two more than first reported — one had to have multiple ball bearings removed from her body as well as bits of metal from an ear and wood shards from her neck, the complaint says.

The charges came on a day when it was revealed that Mr. Rahami’s father told the authorities two years..more: nytimes

Islamberg Attack Plot: Muslims Decry Robert Doggart Bail Release, Media Coverage, Push For Terrorism Charges

 The Muslim community of Islamberg, a town in upstislamberg-school-children-robert-doggartate New York, has voiced outrage about the leniency of the charges against Robert Doggart, who plotted to “utterly destroy” the town. The Muslims of America Muslim organizations are voicing outrage this week after a man who plotted to attack an Islamic community in New York State was released on bail without being charged with terrorism offenses. Community leaders have pointed to a double standard, not only in the legal consequences faced by Robert Doggart, a former congressional candidate from North Carolina, but also in what they say is scant media coverage of his plot to “utterly destroy” the town of Islamberg…more.ibtimes.com

Halal beef supplier vows to contest fraud charges

A food supplier falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halaFILE - In this Sept., 2010 file photo Bill Aossey Jr., company founder, poses for a portrait in front of an image of Damascus, at Midamar Corp. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Aossey pleaded not guilty on Dec. 10, 2014 to federal charges that the company falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren’t slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law. His sons are being arraigned Monday, Dec. 15.l standards, exporting products that weren’t slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a lengthy fraud indictment. Midamar Corp., based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, denies the allegations that it sold at least $4.9 million in beef to customers in Malaysia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and elsewhere that did not follow the halal practices promised in its labeling and advertising.

Charges Against Shooting at mosque

A 51-year-old man was charged with shooting a mosque he lives near in suburban Morton Grove, according to authorities. Police confiscated a “high-velocity air rifle” from the home of David Conrad, who lives just east of the mosque. He was…