Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Portland Treebomber's Dad Called FBI Concerned About 'Terror'

Mohamed Mohamud's dad told FBI son being 'brainwashed' by jihadists*
Portland Treebomber's Dad Called FBI Concerned About 'Terror'
from ap: Scared and feeling out of options, the father of a Portland teenager called the FBI in 2009 and warned that his son was considering flying to Yemen and committing violent jihad, an FBI agent testified Tuesday. That call and a subsequent meeting set off a 15-month investigation that culminated with the arrest of the teenager, Mohamed Mohamud, the FBI said. He is now 20 and charged with attempting to detonate a weapon of mass destruction at a Portland Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.

Related Updates: NYTimes Realizes The FBI Keeps Celebrating Breaking Up Its Own Terrorist Plots*
Terrorist Plots, Helped Along by the FBI*
Is the FBI Encouraging Terrorist Plots In Order to Stop Them and Boost Their Success Rate?*
Video: FBI scripts a fake terror plot, group of idiots volunteer to play roles*

Flashback: Portland 'Tree Bomber Plot' Brings Homegrown Terronoia to Oregon

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