Category Archives: Arab/Muslim crime

BURNABY. B.C.: Hasibullah Yusufzai accused of terrorism

The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:52PM EDT

VANCOUVER — The RCMP has charged a British Columbia man for leaving Canada to take part in a terrorist activity.

The Integrated National Security Enforcement Team says 25-year-old Hasibullah Yusufzai of Burnaby is accused of committing an offence for the benefit of a terrorist group or was directed by or associated with such a group.

A police statement said the man left for Syria on Jan. 21.

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A woman who answered the phone at Yusufzai’s home said he wasn’t there, then said she didn’t speak English.

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Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/british-columbia-man-faces-terror-charge-1.1928111#ixzz38JlVrR5e

1.800 suspect immigration fraudsters to be stripped of citizenship

INSTITUTE FOR CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP - Canadian Consensus1,800 suspected fraudsters just the first to be stripped of citizenship: experts
Postmedia News | 11/07/20 | Last Updated: 11/08/25 1:19 AM ET
By Althia Raj

OTTAWA– Immigration fraud is so widespread that the 1,800 Canadians suspected of fraudulently obtaining their citizenship represent only the tip of the iceberg, immigration experts say.

Postmedia News has learned that the federal government expects new investigations by police and the Citizenship and Immigration Department will lead to more fraud cases being exposed and additional attempts to revoke citizenships and kick fraudsters out of the country. Continue reading

VIA derailment plotter Raed Jaser and his family spent two years in Berlin before coming to Canada as “refugees”

Accused Raed Jaser // Copies of the identity documents of Jaser’s parents

Man charged in VIA derailment plot fled Germany after family ‘terrorized’ by anti-immigrant groups: documents
Adrian Humphreys and Stewart Bell | 13/04/24 | Last Updated: 13/04/24 10:20 PM ET

Illustration Mike Faille // Documents
Accused Raed Jaser // Copies of the identity documents of Jaser’s parents

TORONTO — A Toronto man charged with plotting to derail a VIA Rail train fled to Canada from Germany after his family was “terrorized” by anti-immigrant groups there, according to federal refugee documents.

Before arriving in Canada, Raed Jaser and his family spent two years in Berlin, where a Molotov cocktail was thrown at their home. The incident “terrorized his entire family,” their lawyer argued during their refugee proceedings. Continue reading

Deportation of serial rapist Louay Khalil to Lebanon, accused of assaulting mentally challenged woman

Khalil’s entry into Canada was made possible by marrying his own cousin

Original source article: Sex offender turned over to immigration authorities after deportation stalled

A man ordered deported in 2011 but who stayed in the country because of ongoing legal issues has now been handed over to immigration authorities.

Louay Khalil was ordered deported to Lebanon in 2011 for two sexual assaults in 2007.

Police say he reoffended in March 2010 and March 2012, and was rearrested.

He could not be deported until those matters were settled in court. In one case he was charged with sexual interference and sexual assault, and in the other case he was accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woman.

Both cases were stayed in court this month. On Tuesday, Khalil was handed over to the Canada Border Services Agency. He appeared briefly before an immigration hearing in Calgary on Wednesday morning, but it was delayed for a day to translate documents into Arabic.

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Terrorists Xristos Katsiroubas and Ali Medlej die in attack on Algerian gas plant that kills 70 people

Terrorists Xristos Katsiroubas, left, and Ali Medlej

How do middle-class Canadian kids become international terrorists?
By Matthew Coutts | Daily Brew – 21 hours ago

Xristos Katsiroubas, left, and Ali Medlej.
There are no straightforward answers when it comes to understanding what led Xristos Katsiroubas and Ali Medlej to abandon their lives in London, Ont., to join an Al-Qaida-linked militant group that attacked and took hostages at an Algerian gas plant.

The two boys have been described recently as average, everyday-type Canadians. That seemed to be the case right up until shortly before they flew overseas and died in the Algerian attack in January.

CBC News reported on Wednesday that a third schoolmate had travelled with the pair to North Africa and was jailed shortly before his cohorts died participating in the attack in Algeria.

Aaron Yoon was another average Canuck, a boy of Korean descent who was quiet and friendly and converted to Islam in his final year of high school. Continue reading

Pickering: Gulnaz Naz, Tahir Qureshi, Amair Ali and Asim Ali charged with fraud

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Durham, Toronto counterfeit clothing busts
First posted: Friday, March 29, 2013 10:01 AM EDT | Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013 10:15 AM EDT
(Toronto Sun files)

TORONTO – A probe into counterfeit fashion wear in Oshawa led to a raid on three businesses and the arrest of four people.

Durham Regional Police began investigating a Simcoe St. S. store in February, after being tipped that fake designer clothes were being sold.

After learning of another outlet allegedly selling bogus brand names in Toronto, Major Fraud Unit detectives enlisted the help of the real manufacturers to assist in the investigation.

On Wednesday, a team of Durham, OPP and Toronto Police officers raided ATQ Clothing on Dufferin St. in Toronto; Baba Fashions in Oshawa and the home of the business owners on Rosefield Rd. in Pickering.

Counterfeit clothes, sunglasses, shoes and accessories valued at $750,000 were seized.

Gulnaz Naz, 52, Tahir Qureshi, 60, Amair Ali, 25, and Asim Ali, 26, all of Pickering are charged with fraud Over $5000, conspiracy to commit fraud over $5000, possession of property obtained by crime for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking in property obtained by crime and possession of property obtained by crime.

Toronto: Former imam wanted in Michigan and Florida on sex charges

 

A day after being acquitted of sex-related charges, a former Toronto imam was arrested Wednesday for extradition to the United States. Mohammad Masroor, 50, is wanted in Michigan and Florida on charges of criminal sexual contact with a person under 13, Toronto Police said.

Imam acquitted on sex charges re-arrested
By Maryam Shah ,Toronto Sun 
First posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013 07:30 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013 07:36 PM EDT

TORONTO – A day after being acquitted of sex-related charges, a former Toronto imam was arrested Wednesday for extradition to the United States.

Mohammad Masroor, 50, is wanted in Michigan and Florida on charges of criminal sexual contact with a person under 13, Toronto Police said. Continue reading

Hassan: Canadian government should have power to revoke citizenship of terror suspects

 

Conservative MP Devinder Shory

Hassan: Canadian government should have power to revoke citizenship of terror suspects
By Farzana Hassan, Special to QMI Agency
Friday, February 8, 2013 5:54:35 EST PM

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Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has stated what many have been thinking for some time: He has proposed that Canadian passport holders who commit acts of terror abroad or in Canada may have their citizenship revoked.

The scope of the private member’s Bill C-425 proposed by Conservative MP Devinder Shory will therefore be expanded to include the right of the Canadian government to revoke citizenship of individuals with dual nationalities who commit terror abroad or against Canada. Continue reading

FBI offers 5 mil. to capture Tunisian residents of Quebec Abderraouf Jdey and Faker Boussora

 

Abderraouf Jdey. (Rewardsforjustice.net)

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Le FBI offre 5 millions pour la tête de deux djihadistes «québécois»

Faker Boussora. (Rewrdsforjustice.net)

Par Normand Lester | La chronique de Normand Lester – mer. 23 janv. 2013

Vous n’avez sans doute jamais entendu parler d’Abderraouf Jdey et de Faker Boussora. Ce sont deux Québécois d’origine tunisienne dont la tête est mise à prix (pour 5 millions de dollars) par le gouvernement des États-Unis dans son programme de lutte contre le terrorisme.

Les deux islamistes fanatiques sont arrivés à Montréal au début des années 90. Ils ont sans difficulté obtenu le statut de réfugié politique. Devenus citoyens canadiens, ils ont pu voyager facilement à travers le monde pour participer à diverses opérations djihadistes. Continue reading

Canadian passport holder may have been involved in hostage standoff at Sahara natural gas plant in Algeria

Canadian among Algerian hostage-takers, 12 hostages killed: reports
The Associated Press and Global News: Friday, January 18, 2013 8:32 PM

Read it on Global News: National | Ottawa probing reports of Canadian among Algerian militant hostage-takers

TORONTO – Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed they are aware of reports that a Canadian may have been involved in the bloody three-day hostage standoff at a Sahara natural gas plant in Algeria.

A department spokesperson told Global News they are actively seeking further information on the reports, and are in close contact with the Algerian authorities. Continue reading