Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Dearborn(istan) arm of the Iranian Martyrs Foundation

Feds tie Dearborn charity to terror
Group accused of being a front for Hezbollah
Paul Egan / The Detroit News
DEARBORN -- The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday declared a Dearborn-based charity a front for the terrorist organization Hezbollah as FBI agents shut the group's offices and carted away boxes of records.
FBI agents raided the offices of Goodwill Charitable Organization Inc. on West Warren Avenue near Schaefer Road. They also raided the nearby offices of the Al-Mabarrat Charitable Organization on Schaefer, though the Treasury Department did not designate Al-Mabarrat as a Hezbollah front, and the FBI allowed its offices to remain open.
Nobody was arrested or charged at either charity and area Muslim leaders urged the public not to rush to judgment...


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