Monday, April 10, 2017

Yahya Farooq Mohammad Charged in Plotting To Kill Judge

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July 7, 2016 Yahya Farooq Mohammad Charged in Plotting To Kill Judge crime: murder judge plot outcome: informant failed plot  Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 37 faces three charges relating to the intercepted plot to hire someone to kill U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary, who is overseeing the terrorism case against him and 3 others to raise money for travel to Yemen and raise money to support Al Qaeda terrorist leader Anwar Al Awlaki.

Terrorism Suspect supporing [Al Qaeda Anwar Al-Awlaki] Accused of Trying to Arrange Killing of Judge - NBC Jul 7, 2016 - A man jailed in Ohio on terrorism-related charges tried to orchestrate the murder of thejudge overseeing his case... grand jury indicted Yahya Farooq Mohammad, 37, on three charges relating to the intercepted plot to hire someone to kill U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary, who is overseeing the terrorism case against him, prosecutors said.   Bolingbrook woman probed in alleged plot to kill Ohio judge on al ... Chicago Tribune  Aug 12, 2016 - Yahya Farooq Mohammad is facing charges that he hired a hit man to kill an Ohio judge  woman believed the $1,000 payment was for a business investment that her relative asked her to pursue on his behalf. Grohman said the woman, after seeing the doctored photo of the allegedly slain judge, immediately called her attorney, who notified federal authorities. Last month, while still awaiting trial, Mohammad was indicted on other charges alleging he tried to hired a hit man to kidnap and murder U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary of the Northern District of Ohio....April 26 recorded conversation, after the undercover agent asked Mohammad when he should carry out the murder, Mohammad allegedly responded, "The sooner would be good, you know."

According to the indictment, Mohammad told a fellow inmate in Lucas County Jail he wanted to pay $15,000 for the judge to be kidnapped and killed. That inmate informed authorities and an undercover FBI agent was enlisted to pose as a hit man, federal officials said.[PDF]Farooq Mohammad et al Indictment - US Department of Justice   Mohammad, of the United Arab Emirates, was one of four people arrested in 2015 and charged with plotting to travel to Yemen and provide thousands of dollars to former al Qaeda propagandist Anwar Al-Awlaki years earlier. At all times relevant to this Indictment, YAHYA F AROOQ MOHAMMAD  (hereinafter "F AROOQ MOHAMMAD") was a citizen oflndia. From in or around 2002 to in  or around 2004, F AROOQ MOHAMMAD was an engineering student at The Ohio State  University in Columbus, Ohio. Since in or around 2004, FAROOQ MOHAMMAD has been a  resident of the United Arab Emirates. In or around March 2008, FAROOQ MOHAMMAD  visited the United States and married a United States citizen.   IBRAHIM ZUBAIR MOHAMMAD
(hereinafter "IBRAHIM MOHAMMAD") was a citizen of India and the brother ofFAROOQ
MOHAMMAD: From in or around 2001 to in or around 2005, IBRAHIM MOHAMMAD was
an engineering student at The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. On or about July 16, 2010, the United States Department of Treasury announced that Awlaki had
been specially designated as a global terrorist under Executive Order 13224 as a "key leader" of
AQAP and for "supporting acts of terrorism and for acting for or on behalf of AQAP." On or
about September 30, 2011, Awlaki was killed in Yemen.
n, but at least as early as on or about January 1, 2005,
and continuing until in or around January 2012, in the Northern District of Ohio, and elsewhere,
the defendants Y AHY A F AROOQ MOHAMMAD, IBRAHIM ZUBAIR MOHAMMAD, ASIF
AHMED SALIM, and SULT ANE ROOME SALIM did knowingly and intentionally combine,
conspire and agree with and among each other, and with and among others known and unknown
to the Grand Jury, to provide material support and resources, and to conceal and disguise the
nature, location, source, and ownership of material support and resources, to wit: property and
services, including currency and monetary instruments, tangible property, services, and expert
advice and assistance, knowing and intending that they were to be used in preparation for, and in
carrying out, violations of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1114 (killing of officers and
employees of the United States), 2332 (killing of U.S. nationals), and 2332b (acts ofterrorism