US accountant jailed for aiding al-Qaida

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A former CFO in the US has been sentenced to 18 years in jail for providing al-Qaida with financial and informational support.

American and Australian citizen Sabirhan Hasanoff pleaded guilty at Manhattan federal court last year to supporting al-Qaida, conspiring with others and had to forfeit US$70,000.

The former KPMG and PwC employee received his sentence at the same court this week, three years after he was first arrested in 2010, where he was working in Dubai as a CFO.

The court heard how Hasanoff provided extensive support to al-Qaida from 2007 to 2010, including conducting surveillance into the New York Stock Exchange and sending a one-page report to a co-conspirator in Yemen.

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04th Oct 2013 12:16

Religion

That's religion for you! all flaming nutters.

Logic is severely twisted

Resources do need to be directed to cut off the funding of terrorism and organised crime. There would be a whole lot less killing if these morons could not afford guns and bombs.

Was he doing this when he was at PWC and KPMG? Did he fool the psycho test or some other explanation.

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07th Oct 2013 10:58

Thats politics for you!

There would also be less killing if politicians like Blair and Flashman could not afford guns and bombs. Mind you they are stealing our money to pay for them!

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07th Oct 2013 11:14

that's what

Roland St Clere-Smithe wrote:

There would also be less killing if politicians like Blair and Flashman could not afford guns and bombs. Mind you they are stealing our money to pay for them!

That's what people voted for and it does put bread on your table.

 

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07th Oct 2013 11:26

Really...

There would be more  "bread on the table" if so much money wasn't spent on guns and bombs. The people voted for them because they were not given a realistic alternative.

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07th Oct 2013 11:58

may be

Roland St Clere-Smithe wrote:

There would be more  "bread on the table" if so much money wasn't spent on guns and bombs. The people voted for them because they were not given a realistic alternative.

may be, but it hasn't changed in 3000 years.

and unlikely to do so.

The majority public vote for their own destiny by

Shopping in tesco's

Supporting the war effort, many even make greater contributions (on top of their tax) to help for heroes to ease the cost of the war.

Believing all the nonsense they are told at school, and on the Idiot lantern. Even when intelligent beings can see the stories don't fit together.

Change needs to start at school preferably with religious education being removed from the syllabus as this is where most of these sick views are promoted as if they were real or of any use. These religious fanatics are an insult to ones intelligence.

Does need a shake up as some of these concepts we have built a whole economic system around: Marriage, divorce, one (god, woman etc), ownership, war. Although to be fair to war it had a purpose. Without religion though they would perhaps just be dead? Not so glorious then?

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07th Oct 2013 12:58

Its much simpler than you think

Give more... take less.

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