Ashland Nonprofit Convicted of Tax Fraud

ASHLAND, Ore. – An Ashland-based nonprofit, believed to have ties to terrorism, was convicted in court Tuesday. Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation pleaded guilty in district court. The conviction is for filing a false tax return with the IRS. The conviction stems back from a $150,000 donation moved through the foundation to its parent organization in Saudi … Continue reading »

Mohamed Mohamud Found Guilty

PORTLAND, Ore. —  Multiple Portland news affiliates report Mohamed Mohamud has been found guilty of attempting to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in 2010 in Portland. The 21-year-old’s defense argued during trial that Mohamud is conflicted and immature, and was influenced by undercover FBI agents who posed as Al-Qaeda operatives. Prosecutors noted Mohammed never … Continue reading »

FBI Considered Occupy Movement a Threat

(CNN) — The FBI and Department of Homeland Security considered the Occupy movement that swept across the country as a potential terrorism threat. That’s according to newly-released FBI internal documents released under the Freedom of Information Act. The FBI met with New York Stock Exchange officials and New York businesses in August of 2011, before … Continue reading »