May 25, 2013

Alleged Member Of Hezbollah Indicted In San Antonio, Texas
Wissam Allouche Tried To Get A Sensitive DoD Position

Oh my

The FBI has arrested a San Antonio man on charges he lied to get into the United States and tried to get a sensitive Defense Department position.

Wissam Allouche, 44, appeared for an initial hearing Friday afternoon, and shook his head when U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Bemporad read the charges leveled in a federal indictment. The judge ordered him held pending a bail hearing and his arraignment Tuesday.

“He allegedly tried to cover up his affiliation with Hezbollah,” said special agent Erik Vasys, spokesman for the FBI in San Antonio. “It is believed he was looking to secure a sensitive position with the U.S. government at some point.”[More...]

h/t Robert Caruso

Apparent Linkedin profile:

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Gawd.

Update: Another apparent profile for him here which is very troubling. I have asked Greg Abbott, AG of Texas if the profiles are true. Well, tweeted him questions. If true, he already had access to some sensitive info. I will update if he replies.


Someone said the above is probably a 'predicate' for the initial investigation.

Update II: Indictment, which was unsealed Friday, is below the fold (h/t Legal Insurrection]:

Indictment WISSAM ALLOUCHE

Full screen link here

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Who woulda thunk a released Israeli "POW" would end up in the good ole USA.

Nothing to see here people, PC is alive and well in our gobermint, background checks be damned.

By Stable Hand at 10:44 AM | Comments |