August 28, 2012
Terror Investigation: Florida Imam Abu Taubah (aka Marcus Dwayne Robertson): Akhi, This Is What a General's Star Looks Like
The "akhi" was Jonathan Paul Jimenez. Being a smert mujahid, Jimenez planned on financing his jihad by:
Federal agents accuse Jimenez of being a tax cheat to collect a fraudulent $5,000 refund that would be used to pay for his travel. He had the check sent to one of Robertson's Orange County homes.To bring everyone up to date now:
To remind everyone, Abu Taubah a/k/a Marcus Dwayne Robertson was arrested in August of 2011 on one Federal count of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.Taubah originally plead not guilty, but later changed his plea to guilty. The weapons charge was just part of a larger picture.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. —h/t Jihadology
On Monday night, WFTV learned more about what federal agents say a central Florida Imam and another local man, who are facing charges in an FBI anti-terrorism investigation, were planning[...]
New documents allege Robertson was training Jonathan Paul Jimenez, who had moved to central Florida from New York, in skills necessary to "participate in violent jihad overseas," skills like martial arts, firearms and knife training.
Federal prosecutors said in June 2011, Jimenez, with the help of Robertson and others, was making plans to travel overseas.
According to documents, during a recorded call, Jimenez told a confidential government source that Robertson told him "it was permissible or obligatory to kill members of the armed forces, specifically generals" and that Robertson showed him what a general's stars look like.