Whole article on German government coverup of Muslim rape gangs NYE Cologne

An original translation by Egri Nok

From German Magazine, De Welt

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02.05.16

Who is it who does not want “rape” to emerge?

Two police officers report in parliament that they were told to cross out the word “rape” in a first account on the sexual excesses on New Year’s Eve in Cologne. But they stood their ground.

Explosive news around the New Year’s Eve night in Cologne.

The WELT has obtained an email from the Cologne police that describes how an account of sexual attacks was to be downplayed. Source: Die Welt.

Detective chief superintendent Jürgen H. of the Cologne police remembers very well how a phone caller from the superior authority complained about the “IE account” (important event report) on sexual attacks including rape.  “Those are not rapes. Delete this word, and cancel the whole IE-report. Best, you write it over completely from the beginning,” is what the caller from the control center of the police of North Rhine-Westphalia allegedly said on January 1 2016.

His tone was “impolite” and “harsh”, and then came the explosive addendum: The deletion is a “request from the Ministry” — referring to the Interior Ministry. Superintendent H remembers that he refused to tolerate the disrespectful tone, and he pointed out to the caller that the case of the 19-year-old, who had fingers inserted into her bodily orifices, was without doubt a “rape”.

It is a key scene, about which the experienced Cologne police officer reports on Monday in front of  representatives in parliament. The investigative committee on New Year’s Eve in Cologne tries to elucidate why sexual attacks on a huge scale could take place at the turn of the year 2015/2016 in front of the main train station of the Dome [Cathedral] city, and why the police did not intervene.

Apart from administrative failure, it is also about whether facts were trivialized, and errors downplayed, or even covered up, as the opposition in parliament, CDU and FDP, have come to suspect. The described “cancellation request” from the police control center, with reference to the Ministry, would therefore have to be viewed as a political interference. After all, the contested IE account was the account that first mentioned eleven sexual assaults, including one rape, and a North African group of offenders.

The NRW Interior Ministry has previously publicly denied that such a request for cancellation had occurred and stressed that the control center did not make a phone call to the Cologne police. The Ministry bases its denial on information from the national control center for police services (LZPD), and from the situation room of the State Office of Criminal Investigations (LKA).

But the inconsistency cannot be dispelled that easily, as, in addition to Jürgen H., another witness before the investigation committee reaffirms the attempted interference. Detective Chief Superintendent Joachim H. from the Cologne police reported that he partially overheard his colleague’s phone call on New Year’s morning during shift change, and he too was wondered why someone from the control center of the LZPD would call. This was “absolutely unusual”.

What annoyed him even more was the doubt that it was rape. After all, the victim had been surrounded by 40 to 50 men, and fingers were inserted into her bodily orifices. To fail to acknowledge that this is rape is “from a professional standpoint completely off,” said Joachim H.

He conceded, however, that the organized sexual excesses along with theft and robbery were a “new phenomenon”, a “first case”, unknown to the officers until then. The officer perceived the cancellation request as a “shady threat” from someone from a regional authority, who probably “inflated” himself. The two Cologne detective chief superintendents were not intimidated by the phone call that lasted for about one minute at about 1:30 PM on January 1st, and did not change the wording of the IE account.

But both superintendents don’t know who the caller from the control center LZPD was. The committee is expected to find out who was on duty at that time, and summon that person. The supervisor at that time was deputy CID Director Heidemarie W., and she learned of the explosive call on New Year’s Day. A few days later, she informed the department head for police affairs at the Interior Ministry of NRW, Wolfgang Düren, about the cancellation request, so that he was completely informed. Düren wanted to prepare for the special session in the Interior Committee of Parliament, in which he together with NRW Interior Minister Ralf Jäger (SPD) for the first time commented extensively on New Year’s Eve. But Düren did not mention the cancellation request  to the committee then.

However, he said something that  now brings additional complications upon himself. In January, Düren stressed that both days after New Year’s Day, January 2 and 3, there was intensive communication about New Year’s Eve, also with deputy CID Director Heidemarie W. of the Cologne police. But the officer now clarifies in front of the investigation committee: “I have to disagree with this.” It was January 4 when she, for the first time, talked to a member of the NRW Interior Ministry.

Lutz Bachmann fined 10,000 Euros for saying things about the hordes of Illegal Muslims migrating into Germany

Die Welt

District Court Dresden
17:14h
Pegida-Founder Bachmann convicted for incitement of the people/hate speech (“Volksverhetzung”)
Pegida-founder Lutz Bachmann was sentenced to a fine of 9,600 EUR (11,516.00 USD/14,016.00CAD) for “Volksverhetzung” (incitement of the people/hate speech) by the district court Dresden on tuesday.
Pegida-Gründer Lutz Bachmann has been sentenced by the district court Dresden for “Volksverhetzung” (incitement of the people/hate speech) to a fine of 9,600 Euro (or 120 daily fines in lieu of jail time of 80 Euro). The head of the islam- and refugee-adversed association is said to have denigrated refugees, and to have incited hatred towards them, in comments on facebook.
The 43-year-old wo has a criminal record for theft and drug trade denied that these comments were made by him. Prosecution demanded a jail sentence of seven months, the defense pleaded not guilty. The verdict of tuesday is not final yet.

Note from translator:

on Facebook, Pegida asks everyone to read an article on “epoch times” which, Pegida said, had the facts. But it is a bit disappointing.
All the article on epoch times said was that Bachmann was accused of having made comments in a closed Facebook group, before he became front man of Pegida, calling refugees “Vieh” (cattle) and “Gelump”. The epoch times article left it that vague. When precisely? what group? what was the context and who reported him, etc. – all these things one might like to know, they don’t say.
Maybe because the verdict isn’t final yet?
My English dictionary says “rubbish” for “Gelump”. But that is not a literal translation, the word Bachmann used literally means something like old stuff that lies around collecting dust in an attic, and it is certainly condescending, but really more old-fashioned than actually offensive.
It is interesting in contrast that recently the vice president of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel (Social Democrats) famously called people who are against refugees “Pack” (low lifes/vermin).
The official German dictionary “Duden” says “Gelump” (Bachmann’s expression) is a synonym for “Pack” (our vice president’s expression).
Bit of a double standard there.

Totalitarianism grows across Europe posing as protection from the “far right”. Links 1 on May 3 – 2016

1, PEGIDA Dresden

2. US service member killed by ISIS militants in northern Iraq Video

3. Officials ‘tried to erase rape’ from Cologne NYE report

(We have known this for some time. But it is nice to see this knowledge become mainstream)

A high-ranking police officer has alleged that his seniors tried to strike the word rape from an internal police report after the mass sexual assaults in Cologne over New Year.

A chief superintendent in the Cologne police told the investigative committee established in the wake of the attacks that the interior ministry in North Rhine-Westphalia had sought to influence the investigations.

The officer explained that an official from the ministry had called about a rape charge mentioned in an internal police report.

“That isn’t rape. Get rid of it. Delete the report,” the ministry official said, according to the chief superintendent.

The rape report was made by a young woman who alleges she was surrounded by a group of around 50 men, some of whom pushed their fingers inside of her.

 

4. Satirical Erdogan doll up for auction on Ebay in ‘solidarity’ with Jan Böhmermann

The proceeds of the auction, which ends on Friday, May 6, at 3:58 p.m. local time (1358 UTC), will be donated to “Reporters without Borders.” The non-governmental organization, which defends freedom of information and freedom of the press, uses donations for causes such as the medical treatment or legal fees of persecuted journalists. The unexpected offer of 10,000 euros ($11,500) was made on Monday by an Ebay bidder in Austria, the doll’s creator Marcel Offermann told DW.

The 45-year-old artist from the western German town of Neuss, near Düsseldorf, said he recreated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a 65-centimeter-sized figurine in solidarity with German satirist Jan Böhmermann.

5. German high ranking police officer exposes German government cover up of New Years Eve Muslim rape riots.

(Click over to the Rebel for this one. Remember the Polish TV show in January?)

6. Britain First brings cameras into Britain’s largest Halal slaughterhouse

(Its really too bad Britain First didn’t do a little more research before they did this action. The fact is halal Slaughter is designed to be cruel. It isnt that they slit the throat. Kosher butchering does that as well, but Kosher butchers cut the head clean off so you get immediate death. Halal DOES NOT CUT THE SPINE. The idea is to basically suffocate and frighten the animal to death. It can be argued that its part of the process of dehumanizing Muslims to prepare them for cruelty against non-Muslims.)

7. 4 terror tip-offs a day: Germany’s intel chief calls for more anti-extremist powers

(So if I wanted to be a totalitarian state, I would bring in millions of people who constitute a massive threat to everything our culture and history has believed in, then I would demand special unconstitutional power over the general public to deal with the threat I created. Then, I would occasionally have a success against the group who was threatening the civilization but really tighten the screws against the general public. Anyone else see the series, Babylon 5? not a perfect analogue for this but an extremely frightening representation of many aspects of how totalitarianism comes to a free people.)

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has advocated broader security powers in the face of the imminent IS threat and rise of the radical right. He called for a “coalition against extremism” in Germany to be created with moderate Muslims at its core.

Speaking at the security symposium in Berlin on Monday, the head of Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Hans-Georg Maassen warned of the “worsening security situation in Germany,” adding that the country’s political climate is “a lot rougher” now than it had been before due to the radicalization of previously non-partisan Germans and the activity of Islamist groups operating in Germany.

What Nazis look like today.

Thank you M., Wrath of Khan, Richard, Egri Nök, Gates of Vienna and many more. 

More to come today most certainly.

One year after Garland Texas:

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Reader’s links for May 3 – 2016

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FOUR Orthodox Churches burn all on Orthodox Easter

Three Orthodox Churches torched in three cities on Orthodox Easter

New York:

Today, this fire was “deemed suspicious”

Fire officials say a raging fire that has damaged the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in Midtown Manhattan has been deemed suspicious for now, though the investigation is continuing.

The fire started at about 7 p.m. Sunday, just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter, and sent plumes of smoke billowing into the city’s skyline.

“We had a very heavy volume of fire on arrival, which is always a concern,” said Deputy Assistant Fire Chief Mike Gala at the scene. “We deemed the fire suspicious.”

The blaze was largely extinguished three hours later, but firefighters had to beat back small pockets of flames. The fire gutted the building and destroyed the church’s roof and stained glass.

Australia:

Authorities in Melbourne and Sydney investigating Orthodox church fires

Australia’s second oldest Greek Orthodox church has been saved, but a Macedonian Orthodox church was gutted

Firefighters survey the scene of a fire at the Annunciation of Our Lady Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne.
 Firefighters survey the scene of a fire at the Annunciation of Our Lady Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP

Authorities in Melbourne and Sydney are investigating fires in two Orthodox churches.

Australia’s second oldest Greek Orthodox church has been saved after a fire broke out in Melbourne, a day after Orthodox Easter celebrations. The cause of the fire at the 115-year-old Holy Church of Annunciation of Our Lady in East Melbourne on Monday afternoon is still under investigation.

RUSSIA: Fire rages at Russia’s revered Valaam monastery

A reader sent in a very likely explanation:

Lecture 5: The Serbian Revolution and the Serbian State

When fighting resumed at Easter in 1815, Milos became supreme leader of the new revolt. He advocated a policy of restraint: captured Ottoman soldiers were not killed and civilians were released. His announced goal was not independence but an end to abusive misrule. Wider European events now helped the Serb cause. The final defeat of Napoleon in 1815 raised Turkish fears that Russia might again intervene in Turkey. To avoid this the sultan agreed to make Serbia autonomous. The specific terms of the settlement addressed many of the original complaints of 1804:

1) taxes were precisely defined and would be collected by Serb officials without Turkish involvement;

2) all janissaries were excluded and the Turkish garrison or administrators were confined to a few fortress towns;

3) Serbian merchants gained the right to travel freely and conduct business anywhere in the Ottoman Empire;

4) there was an amnesty and Serbs kept their arms;

 

 

“Human Rights” Commissions still in need of deconstruction, Church fire vids and a LOT more indicators of where we at: Links 2 on April 3 – 2016

1, The Canadian Human Rights commission has not become any more reasonable or societally positive after the Harper Government tried to reel it in a little.

Story at the Rebel here.

2. Video of the fire that pretty much destroyed the Church in NYC.

(The report linked to yesterday here at Vlad is perhaps the first report of a major fire I have ever seen that did not list even speculation on the cause. Anyone know anything about this area? Perhaps New Yorkers can keep an eye on planning council to see if there will be any applications to build a mosque or community center on the ashes)

3. Video with English subs which sort of explain the loop that the “Merkel’s” are on to evade any attempt at French control of mass muslim migration

France 24 link

RT Link

4. Yesterday we posted a video about how the German party, Alternative for Deuchland passed a resolution to ban Islam from Germany. Today, the Islamic Counsel of Germany voted to ban then.

Germany is now headed down the road to civil war.

In a

remarkable interview     
with the BBC Newshour program on Sunday night, the spokesman for the Islamic Council of Germany (ICG) called for an outright ban on the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party after comparing the AfD to the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP) of the 1930s:

5. Five Migrants Caught Sexually Assaulting Teen Boy In Sweden

 (There is no more information in the article than you can pull out of the headline. Its pretty much all alpha-fill after that. No indicator of motive or ethnicity or religious affiliations. Which means its probably tard on Christian)

6. New York Officials Aren’t Worried About That ‘ISIS Hit List’

(Small suggestion for those on the list. It would be difficult for a judge to convict anyone on that list for possession of a concealed firearm when the mayor only travels with multiple armed guards and Al-Qaeda does in fact attempt to carry out its threats. So I know what I would do if on that list. Clarion project article on this here)

7. “Nightmare” Mistake: Visa Free Travel for 80 Million Turks Coming Up

Of all the inane, self-serving, deals German Chancellor Angela Merkel made with Turkey, visa-free travel for 80 million Islamic Turks tops the list.

“This is all a nightmare,” said one diplomat charged with making the deal work.

Nightmares aside, Brussels Prepares Legal Groundwork on Visa-Free Travel for Turks.

Brussels will this week propose visa-free travel to Europe for 80m Turks but says Ankara still needs to meet several politically explosive reform conditions within weeks, including overhauling its terrorism laws and party funding rules.

 

Thank you M., Wrath of Khan, Xanthippa, Richard, Johnny U., and all who sent in materials. Yes indeed, more on the way.

Turkish legislature sees worst brawl perhaps ever

First, a short video of the fight:

Ahram.Org describes it thusly:

Ruling party and opposition Turkish lawmakers on Monday exchanged punches and hurled water bottles at each other as a new mass brawl erupted in parliament over changes to the constitution, television broadcasts showed.

Parliament’s constitutional committee was meeting to discuss a government-backed proposal to strip MPs of their immunity, after last week’s session also broke up in violence.

Here is a longer video of better quality but I didn’t see that much happened in it.

I’ll have to go over it again and mine for good bits.

Below, a shorter video of the fight as it should be seen around the world

 

Hindus start the apostasy nonsense, mysterious church fire, much more. Links 1 on May 2 – 2016

1, Judge Jeanine

2. Munich Oktoberfest to get first-ever entrance checks

Revellers hoping to join in the carousing at Munich Oktoberfest will have to pass through a security check before entering the festival grounds this year, Munich authorities have said.

People hoping to enter the Theresienwiese – the large open space where Oktoberfest is held each year – will have to pass through security checks, including bag checks, at all the entrances, the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) reported on Thursday.

And as well as bringing in more security guards this year, city managers say that they won’t hesitate to block off the entire festival grounds with fences if things get too crowded.

3. Firefighters contain huge fire at New York City church

(There is something mighty fishy about this story)

NEW YORK — The main body of a fire that heavily damaged a historic church in New York City has been knocked down.

Authorities report one minor injury in the blaze that started Sunday evening at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in Manhattan. Firefighters are still putting out small pockets of flames.

The blaze sent smoke plumes billowing into the sky and completely destroyed the roof of the Gothic Revival style building. It broke out on the same day Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter.

Zero reference to cause of fire. Very odd)

4. She made a daring escape but her 12-year-old daughter remains ‘married’ to a Daesh fighter

 At a refugee camp in Kurdish Iraq, a Yazidi mother describes her escape from sexual abuse and beatings at the hands of Daesh, and her grief that her four daughters are still captives

5. Convert to Islam attempts to blow up Jewish center when packed with people.

(Notice how its admitted that he is a convert to Islam but everyone in the video talks in code. Its like Poland behind the Iron Curtain.)

6. Turkish exchange student sexually assaulted in Vienna

 A Turkish exchange student was reportedly raped by three Afghan refugees in a train station in the Austrian capital Vienna on April 22, according to the Austrian press.

The 21-year-old woman had reportedly been followed into a bathroom at the Praterstern train station and assaulted by three assailants aged 16-17. She was later discovered by a friend injured and laying on the ground.

7. Swiss intelligence is monitoring the online activity of 400 possible jihadists

(Which means they are missing a few thousand of them)

BERN (Reuters) – Swiss authorities were monitoring the social media activity of about 400 possible jihadists who might pose a security threat, the NDB federal intelligence service said on Monday.

Switzerland is not a primary target for Islamist attacks because it is not part of the military campaign against groups such as Islamic State, but the security threat level has been elevated nonetheless, the NDB’s annual report said.

8. India: MP panel member wants Christians tried for sedition

(Now the Hindus are doing it as well.)

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A MEMBER of the Madhya Pradesh Backward Classes and Minority Welfare Department who enjoys minister of state status, Laxmi Yadav, was present when Bajrang Dal activists stormed into a church in Satna on April 27 and stopped a wedding alleging the couple had converted.

As the Bajrang Dal insists Arun Kushwaha and Subhadra Kushwaha can marry only in a temple, Yadav said, “This is the first case in the country when Christians were caught red-handed converting and marrying OBCs. We will reconvert them, purify them after sprinkling Gangajal and hold a Hindu marriage for the couple. I am seeking legal opinion on whether sedition charge could be invoked against the Christians for waging a war against the country.”

Thank you Xanthippa, Gates of Vienna, M., Richard, Wrath of Khan, and all. More to come.

Reader’s links for May 2 – 2016

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Germany’s Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) proposes ban on Islam

Tank you Agri Nok for this translation and explanation.

The AfD (anti immigration party) had their congress this weekend, and put an anti Islam manifesto into their programme. Not just against “political Islam” but against all public displays of Islam. (The “moderate” Muslims are sulking apparently)
There is a lot of violence (by “antifascists”) surrounding the congress, but what is worse is that a left extreme website hacked the AfD and published the personal adresses of 2,000 AfD supporters on the internet. This means, in Germany, that your house will be vandalised, and the police will do nothing about it.

Meanwhile, Germans appear to be getting a little impatient with the current crop of far left wing extremists in power now.

A little cover humour with the leftist media

Egri Nok, one of our new hard working translators, has made an observation about some of the goings-on in Germany and Austria with respect to the anti classical-liberal propaganda that is taking place in the far left wing extremist main stream media these days.

Let’s have a look.

FAZ, had a cover story to expose how backwardish the AfD are, titled “How the AfD wants to live”, and the picture showed a retro family with dog and 3 kids. The horror!

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The AfD jokingly responded by publishing a mock cover titled “How our opponents want to live”.

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Saudi Student sleeper agents, terror terror terror, US going commie and more: Links 1 on May 1 2016

1, How the Saudis use students as agents to destroy Christianity and spread Islam

(I wish I could go to that presentation in June. Hopefully video will be available after)

Haifa is a Saudi national, atheist, and former medical student at the University of Glasgow. Along with her husband, Al Amri, Haifa refused to break the law by laundering Saudi government money into the UK for the purposes of converting a church into a mosque. The consequences for Haifa, who is an atheist, and her family have been severe. Their Saudi bank accounts frozen, their savings withheld, her government sponsored scholarship and monthly stipend revoked, strangers visiting their UK home to bully them into compliance, and her forced removal from the university (for lack of funds).

2. Cuban filmmaker warns the US is morphing into a communist country

Filmmaker and American citizen Agustin Blazquez never thought his native Cuba would become a communist country, but now he sees the same radical shift happening in America.

In this exclusive video interview for The Daily Caller News Foundation, he says the left has been clever by using “very non-threatening words,” like liberal, progressive and concerned citizens, for advancing government control of American lives. The truth about Cuban politics is hard to find because of media spin and propaganda dominating American discourse.

For Blazquez, watching American youth embrace avowed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, strikes him as “absurd.” It is the end result, he says, of the cultural marxist education and media propaganda that has anesthetized too many Americans who do not defend the values that made America exceptional.

(The Rebel published a related treatise this weekend as well)

3. Italy: Activists paint “Erdogan Terrorist” in front of Turkish Embassy in Rome. The thing is, they are PRO-refugee activists.

At least we can agree on one thing.

4. Here are a few related links on things that deserve careful thought and discussion. They may add up to something rather totalitarian in the more, traditional shall we say, sense.

4A: EU military police carry out ‘extremely WORRYING’ civil unrest crisis training

The training, which took place in the German North Rhine-Westphalia province was designed to prepare troops as part of the EU’s Lowlands Gendarmerie programme.

Breitbart London reported that the exercise was attended by 600 members of various European police and military forces, in a bid to prepare the united troops of the European Gendarmerie Force.

(There is only one reason I can think of for deploying foreign troops on your own soil. And its a very very bad one)

4b. REPORT: Germany ‘Annexing’ Dutch Military As Secretive EU Army Begins To Take Shape

The German and Dutch armies and navies are poised to “merge”, creating the nucleus of the European Union’s longed for pan-EU military force. Pointing to German ministerial statements spelling out the creation of an EU Army as the ultimate goal, critics say Britain’s military will not be able to avoid being sucked in if the country remains within the Union.

4c. Surgeons Receiving Military Bomb Trauma Training For Future Terror Attacks

Surgeons in Germany are training on how to deal with wounds caused by bomb blasts for future terror attacks.

Since the Islamic State’s terror attack on Paris in November the German government has been working on how to better prepare the doctors and hospitals in Germany for future terror attacks, Die Weltreports.

4d. Netherlands to hand out iodine pills in case of nuclear accident

(Well, I guess if Maj. Nidal Hassan’s killing spree at Ft. Hood can be called “Work place violence” by the president of the United States, and when jihadis go murder Jewish people at a Jewish deli far from Charlie Hebdo’s office during an attack on that magazine and that same president calls it, “random folks at a deli” then i guess calling jihadis detonating a radiological device in a city can be called a “nuclear accident”

The Dutch government has ordered 15m iodine pills to protect people living near nuclear plants in case of an accident, as concerns rise over ageing reactors across the border in Belgium.

The iodine pills, which help reduce radiation build-up in the thyroid, would be given first to children under 18 and pregnant women living within a 100-kilometre (62-mile) radius of a plant, health ministry spokeswoman Edith Schippers said.

The Netherlands has only one nuclear power plant – at Borssele in the southwest – but the expansion will provide pills for people living in border areas near Germany’s Emsland plant and two Belgian facilities, Doel and Tihange.

5. Italy: 4 suspects detained in suspected terror raids

(Frankly groups of religious muslims busted for planning terror, having weapons and explosives in mosques and so on is epidemic. Yet governments keep bringing in hundreds of thousands more. Why?)

6. FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charges

(The solution? Bring in another few hundred thousand Muslims!)

But federal authorities say the union was sham.

The wedding ring was a $50 bargain-bin item, purchased more than a year after the purported marriage ceremony, prosecutors allege. The photographs were staged, and the husband was growing more anxious by the day. Privately, he told friends he was worried the couple weren’t clicking. On social media, he published a desperate post admitting he was involved in terrorist plots and might go to prison for fraud, court records show.

Thank you Malca, M., Wrath of Khan, Richard, Gates of Vienna, and many others.

More material to come.