A Pakistani physician and former Mayo Clinic analysis coordinator who had labored underneath an H-1B visa was arrested Thursday in Minnesota on a terrorism cost.
Not good. We have to tighten up our visa packages as Tucker Carlson has lengthy warned.
Muhammad Masood was arrested after prosecutors say he instructed paid FBI informants about his pledge of allegiance to ISIS and that he wished to hold out lone-wolf assaults on America.
Look, a few of these folks hate us and it’s not simply the poor as some on the left would have you ever imagine.
When wealthy docs flip to this rubbish the rot reaches greater than we thought.
A Pakistani physician and former Mayo Clinic analysis coordinator was arrested Thursday in Minnesota on a terrorism cost, after prosecutors say he instructed paid FBI informants that he had pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group and wished to hold out lone wolf assaults in america.
Muhammad Masood, 28, was arrested on the Minneapolis-St. Paul Worldwide Airport on Thursday by FBI brokers and was charged with one rely of making an attempt to offer materials assist to a overseas terrorist group.
Prosecutors say Masood was within the U.S. on a piece visa. They allege that beginning in January, Masood made a number of statements to paid informants — whom he believed have been members of the Islamic State group — pledging his allegiance to the group and its chief. He additionally allegedly expressed his want to journey to Syria to battle for ISIS and a want to hold out lone wolf assaults within the U.S.
At one level, Masood messaged an informant “there may be a lot I wished to do right here .. .lon wulf stuff you understand … however I noticed I must be on the bottom serving to brothers sisters children,” in accordance with an FBI affidavit.
Assistant Lawyer Common for Nationwide Safety John C. Demers and U.S. Lawyer Erica H. MacDonald for the District of Minnesota immediately introduced a federal felony grievance towards MUHAMMAD MASOOD, 28, charging him with making an attempt to offer materials assist to a delegated overseas terrorist group. MASOOD, who was arrested earlier immediately at Minneapolis-St. Paul Worldwide Airport, made his preliminary look earlier than Justice of the Peace Decide David T. Schultz in U.S. District Court docket in Minneapolis, Minnesota. MASOOD was ordered to stay in custody pending a proper detention listening to, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
In response to the allegations within the grievance, MASOOD, a licensed medical physician in Pakistan, was previously employed as a Analysis Coordinator at a medical clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, underneath an H-1B Visa.
Between January 2020 and March 2020, MASOOD made a number of statements to others, together with pledging his allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) and its chief, and expressing his want to journey to Syria to battle for ISIS. MASOOD additionally expressed his want to conduct “lone wolf” terrorist assaults in america. On Feb. 21, 2020, MASOOD bought a aircraft ticket from Chicago, Illinois to Amman, Jordan, and from there deliberate to journey to Syria. On March 16, 2020, MASOOD’s journey plans modified as a result of Jordan closed its borders to incoming journey because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
MASOOD made a brand new plan to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles to fulfill up with a person who he believed would help him with journey by way of cargo ship to ship him to ISIS territory.
On March 19, 2020, MASOOD traveled from Rochester to Minneapolis-St. Paul Worldwide Airport (MSP) to board a flight certain for Los Angeles, California. Upon arrival at MSP, MASOOD checked in for his flight and was subsequently arrested by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Activity Power.