Bosnian immigrants charged with sending money, equipment to ISIS

Bosnian immigrants charged with sending money, equipment to ISIS

[Ed. – And yes, they’re being indicted in St. Louis.  No end to the permutations of our world.]

This will probably wind up being characterized as a case of law enforcement unfairly targeting immigrant communities. But even if that’s the case, it’s a good thing that the feds were keeping an eye on this particular group of Bosnians.

Six Bosnian immigrants have been accused of sending money and military equipment to terrorist fighters overseas, including the Islamic State group and al-Qaida in Iraq.

An indictment unsealed Friday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis said…the defendants used some of the money to buy U.S. military uniforms, firearms accessories, tactical gear and other equipment, which was shipped to people in Turkey and Saudi Arabia who forwarded the supplies to terrorists…

All face charges of conspiring to provide material support and resources to terrorists and with providing material support to terrorists. Rosic and Ramiz Hodzic are also charged with conspiring to kill and maim people in a foreign country.

One of the first things that comes to mind when I see stories such as this is to wonder how people are getting away with mailing all of this material to the troubled spots of the world.

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