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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hey Donald Trump, you moron! It wasn't Arabs. Israelis celebrated the destruction of the WTC.

Just in case you missed it, Donald, the evidence is right here in the FBI files.  Where's yours?

And didn't you know that one of the Israeli Mossad agents knew about the upcoming 911 attacks as early as 1999?  

And that a ton of evidence points to Israeli involvement in 911?

Israeli children, dressing up as the WTC attack for Purim.
That one of the celebrating Dancing Israelis got married on 9-11-2002?

That orthodox Jews consider 9-11-1999 to be the 6000th anniversary of the birth date of the mythical Adam, and the beginning of the "Judgement of Nations"?

Consider the facts, Donald.  Just consider the facts.


Fact checking Trump's claim that "thousands of Arabs" celebrated in NJ during 9-11 

German news magazine Der Spiegel:  The truth behind the "celebrating Palestinians" on 9-11

Saturday, March 7, 2015

What does a designer jeans mogul know about the destruction of the World Trade Center?

Tunisian born Paul Guez, a Jew with Israeli citizenship, 
was a major player in the designer jeans trade of the late 1970's.  Known for the Sasson label, Guez got into legal hot water over the obvious similarity between the Sasson name and the Vidal Sassoon brand.  The similarities did not end with the spelling as both Sasson and Sassoon are (according to Guez) pronounced exactly the same, as seen in this1979 Sasson commercial.  By 1980, Guez was given a court order to change the pronunciation of his brand name.  Knowing an opportunity when he saw one, Vidal Sassoon quickly developed his own brand of designer jeans, becoming one of Sasson's main competitors.

Enabled by his new found wealth, Guez started using cocaine in 1981 and soon became addicted. Due to Guez' coke fueled bad management, his Sasson brand, at one time a $700 million empire in 1970's money, went bankrupt by 1988.  The assets were eventually sold off along with the trademark.

During the bankruptcy proceedings, the drugs and alcohol did most of the talking.  Guez was accused of threatening the life of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland, assaulting a federal marshal, and was twice cited for civil contempt.  Sasson's bookkeeper claimed Paul Guez and his bodyguards threatened to kill him by pointing two loaded pistols at his head.  He stated they also hit him over the head with a ledger book and struck his hand with a pool ball rack until the rack broke.

The stew emerging from the Sasson debacle caught the attention of the monthly rag "Spy", which reported on the court proceedings in its December 1987 issue. The court transcript shows Paul Guez threatening the appointed trustee by

Spy Magazine, December 1987, page 75

first telling him he knew some wealthy but dangerous people, and that he also knew where the trustee lived. The exchange took an even odder turn when Guez began talking about his Israeli Defense Force training.  An attorney questioned the trustee: "Did Mr. Guez discuss with you his experience in Israel?"  To which the trustee responded: "He indicated to me he was an arms expert...He was capable of blowing up a house with demolitions so that no trace of that house or anything that caused that explosion could ever be found."

Another clip, same story, from the Wall Street Journal, via researcher Mae Brussel's World Watchers International newsletter:

The Israeli Defense Force is known for demolishing Palestinian homes in order to make way for illegal Israeli settlements, often declaring the inhabitants "terrorists" in order to create some sort of rationale for the act. The only secrecy involved is when and where it will happen, as shown in this video of a Palestinian family getting unceremoniously thrown out of their soon to be rubble home.

IDF demolitions are no secret, they are done all the time with explosives or bulldozers.  So why would Israel, as Paul Guez indicated, be using a demolition method that leaves no trace of the method or the demolished contents?

Israeli Defense Force demolitions are carried out by the Sayeret Yahalom, an elite combat engineering unit of the Israeli Engineering Corps of the IDF. The name "Yahalom" (diamond in Hebrew) is an abbreviation of "Special Operations Engineering Unit".

Sayeret Yahalom specializes in special engineering missions that include, but are not limited to:
  • Counter-Terrorism missions.
  • Accurate demolitions and planting of pinpoint explosives.
  • Developing advanced methods and tools for demolitions and EOD.
  • Teaching and training engineering corps soldiers and other Special Units in demolitions and EOD.
There are multiple divisions under Sayeret Yahalom.  Yael (which means Ibex) is the division primarily concerned with demolitions, and described as "an elite combat engineering and commando unit of the
Combat Engineering Corps. It is specialized in accurate demolitions and planting pinpoint explosives along with other high-scale combat engineering operations in and outside the Israeli borders."

One Israeli Defense Force blogger writes:
"IDF Commando units specialize in sea-to-land incursions (ed. note:  Mumbai terror attacks?), counter-terrorism, sabotage, maritime intelligence gathering and maritime hostage rescue. Only a handful of missions have ever been publicized or missions publicly attributed to the units....IDF Commandos deploy undetected into combat and hostile environments to conduct special reconnaissance, establish assault zones or airfields, while simultaneously conducting air traffic control (9/11's Pete Zalewski?)and commando actions, Commando and Counter-Terrorism missions, etc."

Although each IDF Commando unit has its own insignia, IDF Servicemen are not allowed to wear it in public due to the unit's classified nature.

Some of the IDF Commando units became public over the years include (other units which have not gone public also exist)...

Yaron Shmuel, (correct spelling)  interviewed in a British documentary on 9-11.
Urban Moving Systems was a known Israeli Mossad front that became famous for five of its employees (agents) known as the "Dancing Israelis".  Three of the Dancing Israelis were spotted celebrating the attack on the World Trade Center on the rooftop parking area of the Doric Apartments in Union City, New Jersey.  One of the three was Yaron Shmuel.   

Back in Israel, still celebrating 9-11 - Shmuel got married on 9-11-2002 (Facebook)

Shmuel's LinkedIn profile as of 3/28/15 (archived here) show his work experience in security, explosives, and training K-9 dogs.  His group affiliations include companies dealing in explosives, security and defense.  One group Shmuel belongs to is CBRNE Central, which "hosts discussions related to public-domain knowledge of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-explosives".

A few of Yaron Shmuel's LinkedIn groups

The van the Dancing Israelis were apprehended in tested positive for explosives.  

These days, the once failed jeans king Paul Guez is a changed man.  Off the booze and cocaine, (or so he claims) Guez became chairman of the board of Omni Ventures in 2011.  In 2006 he started a new clothing company in Los Angeles, after a friend and benefactor basically saved his tuchus by loaning him half a million dollars.  His son David Charvet is an actor and singer, appearing as Matt Brody on Baywatch and Craig Field on Melrose Place. 

How the WTC was destroyed - pulverized into dust on 9-11-2001, is to this day the subject of intense debate by many groups including the 2300+ member strong Architects and Engineers for 9-11 Truth.

Did a little known technique known only to the Israelis bring down the towers?  Thermite?  Mini nukes?  Scalar waves?

Perhaps Paul Guez knows for sure.  


Was 9-11 an inside job or a Mossad job? by Laurent Guyenot mentions Shmuel's wedding date, Facebook profile and LinkedIn page.

Paul Guez mentioned in Mae Brussel's World Watchers International Newsletter, 3/7/1988

The official 2001 FBI docs on Urban Moving Systems and the 9-11-2001 Dancing Israelis incident

A Dancing Israeli's Wishlist: Further Proof of Foreknowledge of the 9-11 Attacks?

9-11 - A date awaited by the Rabbinate for the past 400 years?

Sunday, September 7, 2014

9-11, Flight 77 and the Murder of a US Attorney

Thomas C. Wales home, back view
On the night of October 11, 2001, at approximately 10:40 p.m., Thomas Crane Wales was killed in his home in Seattle, Washington by a gunman armed with what forensics experts determined was a Russian Makarov pistol.  The shooter stood in the backyard of Wales' home and shot him several times through a basement window as he sat at his desk typing on his computer. A lone male suspect was seen fleeing the scene. Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske called it an assassination. 

Wales worked for the Western District of Washington as an Assistant United States Attorney for over 18 years, prosecuting white collar crime cases.  In his younger days, he had roomed at a prep school with Joseph Kennedy II, son of RFK.  Later he became a staunch gun control advocate.

Police sketch
Suspicion hovered over defendants in cases that Wales had prosecuted.  Wales' friends from the gun control movement suspected that a member of the opposition may have sent a message.  None of these leads proved fruitful. Wales' white-collar defendants were generally non-violent, almost uniformly negotiated pleas, and the cases rarely made the newspapers. Fellow prosecutors say Wales was never seriously threatened and was the least likely of them to have enemies.  Alan Gottlieb, director of the Second Amendment Foundation in Bellevue, Washington often lunched with Wales while consulting with him about gun legislation.  According to Gottlieb and another pro-gun advocate, Wales' bad temper and inability to remain calm in a debate made him a perfect foil for the pro-gun lobby.  "I know of nobody in the gun-rights movement who would want to harm him. There was no reason," stated Gottlieb.

Archived on Pacer.Gov, the list of cases Wales prosecuted as Assistant US Attorney ran the gamut from child molestation, bank embezzlement, bank fraud, felons illegally buying firearms and IRS scofflaws.  At least some of Wales' cases that did get some publicity concerned the bogus plane parts business.  Wales worked on several of these cases, perhaps because Western Washington is Boeing country. 

Attorney Thomas C. Wales
In 1996, Alan L. Ausman, case number 2:1995-cr-00724 US District Court, Western District of Washington, was sentenced [1] to four years in prison for selling thousands of counterfeit Boeing replacement parts over 10 years. Some were what the FAA classifies as "safety category one" parts whose failure could cause a jet to crash. In 1998, Wales prosecuted case number 2:1998-cr-00483, involving  an airplane parts manufacturer.  Another, 2:2000-cr-00482, circa 2001, covered Air Inc., whose owners altered military surplus Bell UH-1 helicopters to make them look like civilian Bell 204B model helicopters.  According to the Seattle Times [2] the defendants were accused of obtaining records for crashed or destroyed civilian helicopters, then linking the records to the surplus military helicopters they illegally altered, claiming they had repaired the aircraft.   
Wales' final case prior to his murder was 2:2001-cr-00249, USA vs. Intrex Helicopters, which was similar to the case against Air Inc.

The bogus plane parts business is more lucrative than cocaine, according to a former Columbian drug dealer who switched to parts trafficking.   A 1996 story in the LA Times gives some details on what happened to American Airlines flight 965, which crashed in Buga, Columbia on December 20, 1995:

When an American Airlines plane smashed into a Colombian mountainside last December, outlaw salvagers didn't even wait for all 159 victims' bodies to be collected before they moved in.
Using sophisticated tools, they extracted engine thrust reversers, cockpit avionics and other valuable components from the shattered Boeing 757 and then used helicopters to fly the parts off the steep ridge, U.S. and Colombian sources say.

The parts were offered for sale in Miami, a hub of the thriving black market in recycled, stolen and counterfeit aircraft parts.

"They wanted to sell the whole lot, including the landing gear," a law enforcement source said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

What was left of (supposedly) American Airlines flight 77 on the lawn of the Pentagon.  This photo was released by the FBI in 2011, ten years after 9-11. 

Same as the American Airlines Buga, Columbia crash, the plane that the FBI claims hit the Pentagon on 9-11 was an American Airlines Boeing 757-223.

There has been speculation as to whether a plane hit the Pentagon at all, according to Pilots for 9-11 Truth. According to George Nelson, Colonel, US Air Force, Retired:

American Airlines Flight 77 was reported to be a Boeing 757, registration number N644AA, carrying 64 people, including the flight crew and five hijackers...Following cool-down of the resulting fire, this crash site would have been very easy to collect enough time-change equipment within 15 minutes to positively identify the aircraft registry. There was apparently some aerospace type of equipment found at the site but no attempt was made to produce serial numbers or to identify the specific parts found. Some of the equipment removed from the building was actually hidden from public view.

Around 2005, retired attorney Jim Hanson from Columbus, Ohio did some research on the AA flight 77 crash at the Pentagon and determined that the only piece of the wreckage made public at the time was not from flight 77.  He concluded it was most likely from the crash of American Airlines flight 965 in Buga, Columbia.  This, he stated, was due to evidence that certain rivets failed to match up on the piece of wreckage as well as the presence of what Hanson determined were liana vines embedded in the fuselage.  Liana vines grow abundantly in the Buga crash site area.

The piece of fuselage in question.
Wales began prosecuting bogus airplane parts cases around 1995, about the same time Urban Moving Systems, a Mossad front connected with the 9-11 attacks, had begun its operations in the US.  Was Wales targeted because of the publicity these cases garnered as well as his proximity to Boeing?  Was the date of his murder, October 11, 2001, exactly one month after 9-11, a calling card?

A Makarov
The Makarov pistol used in the killing is known for its reliability as well as its deadly accuracy. One user states "There is NO gun I can shoot as accurate [sic] at a high speed as my MAK. I can dump eight rounds into a target as fast as I can pull the trigger and still shoot a reasonable group."  Makarovs have been used in Russia as well as some former Eastern Bloc countries as service pistols

The Makarov is not listed as a service pistol for the Israeli Defense Force; however, it is popular with the IDF.  Makarov paddle holsters are sold as Israeli Army surplus.  Israeli manufacturer Fobus sells a line of Makarov accessories on Amazon.  One listing states "Fobus holsters and pouches were designed and made especially for the Israeli security services and SWAT teams."  Other Israeli carriers of Makarov gear are IDF Holsters and Zahal.

Besides evidence of the type of gun used and a description of the shooter, in 2006 the FBI received a letter posted in Las Vegas from someone using the moniker "Gidget". "Gidget" claims to have been hired to shoot Wales by an "anonymous woman".  According to the FBI, the letter contains factual inconsistencies and unrealistic claims, in addition, it does not contain any details that have not already been released to the public.

To keep the case from going completely cold, a $1 million reward has been offered by the Department of Justice to anyone willing to step forward with information that results in a conviction.  At this point, it seems highly unlikely that anyone will collect the million.

[1] Sentence for Fake Plane Parts, Seattle Times, Sunday, June 23, 1996, p. B3
[2] Four accused of altering military copters - Seattle Times, September 29, 2000, p. B3


The official 2001 FBI docs on Urban Moving Systems and the 9-11-2001 Dancing Israelis incident

Recently released FBI photos, videos of the 9-11 Pentagon aftermath (and is that the word "missile" I hear?)

Sunday, January 19, 2014

A Dancing Israeli's Wishlist: Further Proof of Foreknowledge of the 9-11 Attacks?

When 9-11's famed Dancing Israeli Dominik Suter put together a wishlist in 1999, the theme of revenge was prominent.  The list contains only the above four books and can be seen on Amazon's website at  
In case that dissapears, a saved copy is at this link No other items have been added to date. 

To the uninitiated, Suter was the head of the Mossad front company Urban Moving Systems.

The Mossad agents ("employees") of UMS were caught celebrating the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9-11-2001 as it occurred.  They jumped up and down and high fived each other while taking photos and video of the burning towers - hence they were dubbed the "Dancing Israelis".  A must read article on this incident, with documentation by the FBI is here and also here.  

Revenge is a common theme with Mr. Suter.  

In 2006, he set up a website named that included a long rant on revenge with the following graphic in the upper right hand corner:

I wrote about in 2009 - article at this link.

Aside from the revenge meme, the other odd aspect of this wishlist is the date the items were listed:  November 16, 1999.

November 16 can be broken down to 11-7, or as Europeans and Israelis would write it, "7-11".  The numbers 9, 11 and 7 and their multipliers (3, 22, etc.) appear prominently as a Kabbalistic feature of modern day terror attacks.  Two of the better known being 9-11 and the London bombings of 7-7-2005, aka "7-7-7".  

9-11-1999 is a prominent date in the Jewish calendar, marking the 6000th birthday of the biblical Adam, and noted by Rabbis as "the beginning of the Judgement of Nations" - article at this link.

The Dancing Israelis, or the "high fivers" as the FBI referred to them, attended a party for one of their Israeli friends just two months before 9-11, on 7-11-2001, location 99 7th Avenue in NYC.  Was this also a celebration of the upcoming attack on the WTC?  (source FBI documents on the Dancing Israelis, Section 1, page 11-12):

So why pick November 16th, 1999 as a date to make your cryptic "Easter egg" wishlist?  Why not July11th or November 7th?  And why 1999?

The last part of 1999 could be an upside down "666".  But there is another trick here, and that is to calculate the number of days between events.  For that you need a special calculator:

 Just a coincidence?

Related posts:

The FBI, the NYPD and the 9-11-2001 King Street Exploding Mural Truck - All Roads Lead to Nowhere

A 9-11 and Mossad-connected Israeli you've never heard of - Uzi Bohadana 

From Union to Scab Labor at the WTC - 9-11's Missing Link?

9-11's Dancing Israelis bailed on 3+ Million $ Debt and the Odigo 9-11 Messages

The Billion Dollar Israeli Scammer Machine

9-11 and the October 19, 2001 Philly bus station bomb

Prior knowledge of 9/11 attacks overheard in Hebrew

US Consulate whistleblower: 9/11 hijackers passports were issued by the CIA

Israel's Haaretz: Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel

Sept.2002 - Mossad (Shavit) and CIA Chiefs (Woolsey) elected to FDNY Terrorism Preparedness Taskforce  
12-14-2012 - 9-11's Rudi Dekkers in Jail for Drug Trafficking (Houston) article re: its inclusion in the above FBI documents 
9-11 Commission attorney tied to Jewish Mafia
'Cheering Movers and Art Student Spies: What Did Israel Know in Advance of the 9/11 Attacks?'
Dozens of Israeli Jews Are Being Kept in Federal Detention
Was September 11th a cover up of a financial fraud? - The Israeli Art Student Mystery
Wayne Madsen - The Israeli Art Students and Movers Story 
FBI Turning Over Stones With Israelis Underneath
World Trade Center Occupancy obtained thru Freedom of Information Act from Port Authority of NY / NJ * 1972-2001
Fed gives grant to Urban Moving Systems
Controlled Demolition Inc. employee:  evidence of demolition, explosives at WTC 

Mossad Agents Back in the Malls - 9-11 Profiteer Lowy Owns Malls Israelis Work In (Deja Vu All Over Again?)
Working in Tokyo for the Israeli Mafia
Israeli Illegals Finding New Lives In South Florida

Israeli Mall Spy Disrupts Commercial Flight

Rubbing our noses in it - US to build "Site 911" bunkers in Israel
The Spy Who Loves Us - Pay no mind to the Mossad agent on the line.
By Philip Giraldi

100 Critical Points about 9-11


Sunday, November 11, 2012

9-11 and the October 19, 2001 Philly bus station bomb

In the course of gathering information on 9-11 and the Mossad characters involved, one discovers a few events that have gone under the radar.  One of these is the bomb material left at a bus station in Philadelphia, apparently checked into a locker there on September 29th, 2001.

The C4 material, about the size of a bar of soap, is not commercially available.  It was of "high military caliber" and may have been taken from a military base, according to officials.  This amount would have been enough to level the bus terminal according to law enforcement.

According to police, the material was left in the locker to be picked up at a later time.  Was the perp part of a crackdown on terrorism that saw the arrest of the famed "Dancing Israelis"?

This was not the first - in early 2001, police bomb squads in Philly were kept busy by a series of unexploded devices found in the area, according to this article.

Story follows.

Bomb material removed from bus station locker

A suitcase holding military explosives powerful enough to level a building was found yesterday at Philadelphia's Greyhound bus station.

Cops removed the bomb-making material without incident.

"If it had gone off, it would have blown up the whole terminal," said Philadelphia police spokesman Sgt. Roland Lee. "It was very disturbing because that location is heavily traveled."

Authorities said they found five ounces of C-4 explosive - which looked like and was about the size of a bar of soap - in a black, soft-sided suitcase with about 1,000 feet of detonation cord.

It had been checked in a locker at the station Sept. 29, police said. Bus station workers removed the suitcase from the locker yesterday and opened it because the time limit for the locker was long expired.

Investigators said there was no imminent threat of explosion because a detonation cap was not attached.

"My sense is that whoever put it there . . . meant to just store it for a short period of time and pick it up, and for some reason never showed up or showed up too late," said Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney.

'Strictly military stuff'

The discovery came amid heightened security around the nation's transportation hubs following the Sept. 11 World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks.

Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms evacuated the terminal while bomb squad cops removed the suitcase and the building was searched. The station reopened four hours later.

Philadelphia police said they are investigating the incident along with the FBI and other federal agencies. Police also were checking fingerprints and surveillance tapes of the terminal for clues as to who checked the suitcase.

"We think we have some good forensic evidence, and there was some videotape, which was confiscated," Timoney said. "It's of poor quality, but we're trying to enhance it right now."

Explosives experts said C-4, developed for the U.S. military during the Vietnam era, usually comes in units roughly twice as large as the material found in the suitcase. Like putty, it's easy to mold and far safer to transport than less powerful dynamite.

"It's strictly military stuff" and "very dangerous," Lee said.

C-4 is not available for consumer purchase like the fuel oil and fertilizer used to make the bomb that destroyed the federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995.

Authorities have said C-4 was used in the bombing of the Navy destroyer Cole in Yemen a year ago that killed 17 sailors. That attack has been linked to Osama Bin Laden's terror network.

Explosives found in Philadelphia bus station

October 19, 2001
Police Friday found a suitcase containing C-4 plastic explosive that had been stored inside a locker at a Greyhound bus station, officials said. The bomb squad removed it, took it to police headquarters and plans to blow it up.

An FBI spokeswoman said there was no evidence linking the explosive to terrorist attacks.
Also found was 1,000 feet of military detonation cord, but no blasting cap, police said.
The amount of explosive was about the size of a bar of soap, weighing about 5 ounces, police said.

"It had the potential, obviously, of creating quite a bit of damage," said Police Commissioner John Timoney.

"Whoever put it there meant not to blow up the station, but to store it there," he told CNN. "For some reason, he never showed up or showed up too late."

The suitcase had been placed in a locker at 2:43 a.m. September 29. When it had not been claimed by October 3, a terminal worker removed it and placed it unopened in storage. After two to three weeks, abandoned luggage is opened and the contents -- typically clothes -- are given to homeless shelters. Friday morning, a worker opened the bag and saw the putty-like explosives and cord and called police. Timoney described the explosives as "high military caliber."

Agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms are involved in the investigation, he said. "We think we have some good forensic evidence," he said, including fingerprints and fibers that will be tested for DNA.

The Secret Service has offered its expertise in enhancing a poor quality videotape that may also prove useful to investigators, he said. "Hopefully, we'll come up with something."
No letter or threat was inside the bag, police said.

Police evacuated the building at 10:30 a.m. and took the suitcase to the police academy, where it was x-rayed and examined.

The contents were confirmed late Friday afternoon to be C-4.

"I have no information about any connection to the September 11 attacks or any other terrorist activities," said FBI Special Agent Linda Vizi.

Bus service had been halted for two hours, and police evacuated buildings and closed down streets within a two-block radius of the terminal. Though Timoney said the quantity involved "could have taken the building down," an explosives expert told CNN that the amount in question could have cause significant damage, but would not have leveled the terminal.

Explosive found in Philadelphia bus station probably stolen from military, agents say

Associated Press | October 22, 2001
PHILADELPHIA -- The plastic explosive found in an abandoned suitcase inside a city bus terminal last week was probably stolen from the U.S. military, federal agents said today.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms was still working to trace the explosives Monday night. Investigators have concluded that the one-third pound of C-4 and 1,000 feet of blasting cord were not sold commercially or stolen from a manufacturer.

"This batch was made some time ago, and it went to the military," ATF spokesman Darrell O'Connor said. "Hopefully, records are available that will tell us exactly where it went and how it was supposed to have been used."

The explosives, which police said were powerful enough to level the building, were discovered Friday inside an abandoned suitcase at the Greyhound terminal.

The suitcase had been placed in a public locker at the bus station on Sept. 29, then moved by workers to a storage room when it went unclaimed.

Since the discovery of the explosives, Greyhound has strengthened security measures at bus terminals nationwide.

Kristin Parsley, a spokeswoman for the Dallas-based company, said security cameras in terminals have been repositioned to cover all public-storage areas. Greyhound is also checking lockers more frequently and immediately removing unclaimed items, she said.

Public lockers at the Philadelphia terminal have been closed indefinitely. Parsley said Greyhound believes lockers in other locations are safe, and that there are no plans to remove them.

"It was an isolated incident. This is the first time that anything like this has happened," Parsley said.

About 35 cities have the type of electronic storage lockers used in the Philadelphia terminal. Another 260 bus depots have coin-operated lockers. All are self-serve, so depot managers have no control over what is placed in them.

Greyhound added extra security guards at its busier terminals after the Sept. 11 attacks, Parsley said. Each bus is now also being checked three times before and three times after each trip, rather than once by the driver, she said.

In 20 cities the company has begun screening passengers with a handheld metal detector before they board. Parsley said the program is still in a trial phase, but has been successful so far and may be expanded. 


The official 2001 FBI docs on Urban Moving Systems and the 9-11-2001 Dancing Israelis incident

Sunday, September 30, 2012

The $40M, Pre 9-11 Israeli Ecstasy Raid

In July of 2001, two Israelis, Israel Ashkenazi and David Roash, were found in possession of $40M in Ecstasy pills.  Both Ashkenazi and Roash were later found to have connections with Ze'ev Rosenstein, "Godfather" of the Israeli mob. It was the largest Ectasy bust in NY history. 

The reason for the bust is made clear in the article Criminal Justice - The Israeli Connection, by Carl Jones - two Israeli gangs were attempting to wipe out each other.  As a result, the Israeli National Police were contacted by Mordechai “Flaco” Cohen, son of Columbian drug lord Elias Cohen.  In exchange for testimony, some Israeli drug families will receive US citizenship and new identities.

NYPD Raid Nets 40m In Ecstasy

Narcotic cops raiding a swank lower Manhattan apartment found $40 million worth of Ecstasy - believed to the largest seizure of the drug ever in the city, authorities said yesterday.

During the Tuesday night raid, cops netted 1 million pills - and arrested David Roash, 25, and Israel Ashkenazi, 27, two Israeli nationals who recently rented an apartment overlooking Battery Park, Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik said.

Roash and Ashkenazi, both of Tel Aviv, were described as the kingpins of a distribution ring that supplied Ecstasy to sellers around the metropolitan area.

Their brand was allegedly sold under names such as Mercedes, Mitsubishi and Superman, and was produced in Europe, possibly Amsterdam, a law enforcement source said.

Huge Ecstasy Bust

(AP)  Police raided an apartment and found 450 pounds of Ecstasy pills worth $40 million, the largest seizure of the popular club drug in the city's history, officials said.Police seized more than one million pills and found $187,000 in cash in the Tuesday night raid.

They were led to the apartment by a drug investigation that focused on two men identified as Israelis - David Roash, 28, and Israel Ashkenazi, 25. One of the men was staying at the apartment.

Roash and Ashkenazi were suppliers who gave dealers about 100,000 pills to sell at a time, Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik said Wednesday. Ecstasy pills are sold for $20 to $40 per pill.

The two suspects were arrested and charged with a variety of drug offenses, and could face up to life in prison if convicted.
Israeli 'godfather' caught in ecstasy dragnet  

November 9th, 2004  The reputed "godfather" of the Israeli mob was arrested in Tel Aviv today on a criminal complaint from Miami accusing him of trafficking in the illegal club drug ecstasy, federal authorities said.

Ze'ev Rosenstein, 51, who surrounds himself with bodyguards and travels in an armored limousine, was taken into custody as he left a hotel in Tel Aviv.

His arrest was touted at news conferences in Israel and the United States, where law enforcement officials said they had caught one of the most wanted drug traffickers in the world.

The US Drug Enforcement Administration says Rosenstein is a dominant force in the international ecstasy market. The US Department of Justice considers him a priority organised crime target.

Rosenstein is accused of masterminding the sale of 700,000 ecstasy tablets in 2001. The ecstasy, along with $US 187,000 in cash, was seized during a raid that July at an apartment building in Manhattan.

Rosenstein's lawyer said the charges surprised him. "I am hopeful it will be disproved," Benny Nahiri told the Associated Press in Israel.

Extraditing Rosenstein from Israel could take several months, US Attorney Marcos Daniel Jimenez said.

The three-year investigation received a boost from unprecedented cooperation between law enforcement agencies in Israel and the United States, officials from both countries said.

It was stepped up after a December bombing intended for Rosenstein killed three passersby and injured 18 in Tel Aviv's business district.

Rosenstein, who has survived seven previous attempts on his life involving bullets, bombs and a shoulder-launched missile, escaped with minor cuts.

Brigaider-General Simon Perry of the Israel National Police described Rosenstein as one of the most infamous men in his country.

"He's a major criminal in Israel," Perry, who works out of Israel's embassy in Washington, said at the news conference in Miami. "Every Israeli knows Rosenstein is at the top of the list."

In Israel, Rosenstein reportedly rubbed elbows with a-listers from the worlds of politics, sports and the party circuit, becoming a celebrity in his own right. His son's lavish wedding was highly publicized and attended by Israel's glitterati.

After the bombing, Moshe Misrahi, the brother of one of the victims, complained bitterly to the Jerusalem Post: "They've turned him into a hero.

"When I see how they take his picture and write about him all over the place, and even show his son's wedding on television, I feel like this country has gone to the dogs."

The bombing compelled Israeli police, who often refer to Rosenstein as "Public Enemy No 1," to announce a crackdown on gangland crime.

Since the late 1990s, Israeli-led crime groups have controlled ecstasy trafficking from Western Europe to the United States.

In 2001, the Israel National Police began sharing leads and other information with the DEA and law enforcement agencies across Europe.

US Attorney General John Ashcroft called the cooperation that led to Rosenstein's arrest "a significant step forward" in combating crime that crosses international borders.

A 2002 Miami drug case involving the sale of 65,000 ecstasy tablets for $US393,000 ($519,290) led agents and police to Rosenstein, according to court documents.

According to an affidavit by DEA agent Robert Deak, the ecstasy was offered for sale to an undercover informant who worked for Miami-Dade County police and the DEA.

When it became difficult to get the drugs to Miami, arrangements were made to pick up the ecstasy in New York. New York police tailed a courier and raided the apartment, seizing the cash and the stash and arresting two men, including Israel Ashkenazi.

Also known as "Sharp", Ashkenazi was indicted in Miami, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to 35 months in federal prison.

The DEA informant arranged the deal through Mordechai "Flaco" Cohen, a 29-year-old Israeli who lived in Spain, according to the affidavit. Cohen was indicted in Miami, pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate in hopes of reducing a possible 20-year sentence.

Cohen, now serving 87 months, told authorities he was introduced over the telephone to Rosenstein by a top "lieutenant", Shemtov Michtavi. Michtavi, 52, was convicted by a federal jury in Miami in September and is scheduled to be sentenced on November 19.
According to the affidavit, Cohen said Rosenstein told him he was behind the deal. After the drugs were seized, he said, Rosenstein called and said he needed to know what happened because "the person who was supposed to pick up the pills must have been in law enforcement."

Following the raid, court documents said, Israeli police passed on information that Rosenstein had been involved in supplying the seized drugs.

The following quotes are excerpts from the article Criminal Justice - The Israeli Connection

Mordechai “Flaco” Cohen. Cohen, who grew up in Colombia and moved to Madrid in 2001, is the son of Elias Cohen, an alleged drug lord in Colombia...

Michtavi’s defense lawyer at trial, Bruce Lehr of Lehr & Gasalla in Miami, said in an interview earlier this month that he had not yet talked to his client but was “sure he will be thrilled” with the 11th Circuit ruling. Ira N. Loewy, a partner at Bierman Shohat & Loewy in Miami, handled the appeal...

Two months before the Manhattan bust, Michtavi and Cohen met at Cohen’s home in Madrid to discuss a contract murder...

Michtavi testified that Cohen said his father, Elias Cohen, had ordered two Colombian brothers to kill Rosenstein and Michtavi at the direction of a rival Israeli crime syndicate, the Alperon family. According to Michtavi, Cohen said he could intervene and stop the hits if Michtavi and Rosenstein gave him money to pay off the Colombian hit men. Michtavi said he and Rosenstein arranged for a series of payments to be made to Cohen to save their lives. 

In contrast, Cohen testified that Michtavi asked him to hire the two Colombian hit men to kill members of the rival Alperon family. Cohen said that is when he decided to begin working with the Israeli National Police...

According to news accounts, the Israeli government agreed to extradite Rosenstein only if the United States agreed to allow him to serve any prison sentence in Israel. Rosenstein is being held under 24-hour video surveillance in an Israeli prison. He sits in the same cell that once held the man who assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin 10 years ago.

Authorities said the drugs had been made in Amsterdam, while deals were sealed in Israel. That information led to the sweep and the discovery of some 1.6 million Ecstasy pills in Germany...

The Dadush brothers were convicted in April 2004 in Israel for financing drug buys and arranging the deals. The Jerusalem Post reported last November that they and their families were flown to the United States from Israel — where they were serving 18 years for their roles in the drug ring. According to the article, both men and their families will enter federal protective custody and receive new identities and U.S. citizenship in exchange for their testimony.



Saturday, September 15, 2012

A 9-11 and Mossad-connected Israeli you've never heard of - Uzi Bohadana

On September 11, 2001, a former Israeli soldier, 24 year old Uzi Bohadana, was in the Jackson, Mississippi area.  Three days later he was detained by the local authorities while moving items from a storage unit to a van, ostensibly to help his brother-in-law.

Bohadana, along with many others, had been caught up in the biggest dragnet in U.S. history, a "crackdown on terrorism" in the wake of 9-11, directed by U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft.

One of Bohadana's attorneys is an immigrant rights advocate whose last name is ironically, Ice. Attorney (Patricia) Ice said Bohadana had been in the country for less than six months on a tourist visa. Harry E. Moran, of the Immigration and Naturalization Service's state office at the time, recalled that the visa had expired at the time of Bohadana's arrest.

Look up Uzi Bohadana on any run of the mill people search engine (like and this comes up.  Does that 3rd address look familiar?:

If it does it's because 701 S. 21st Avenue in Hollywood, Florida is the location of the building rented in 2000-2001 by Mossad team leader Hanan Serfaty (sometimes spelled Serfati) as reported by Germany's Die Zeit in the article "Next Door to Mohammed Atta".  

During 2001, officials at the Drug Enforcement Administration began assembling a report on activities of Israeli "art students" selling cheap looking paintings door-to-door, appearing frequently at the homes and offices of DEA and other government agency officials.  Serfaty appears in the report as a "team leader" of the so-called art students, along with the names of dozens of other Israeli nationals.  The html version of the report is at this link; the PDF version is here. 

In a 2009 article on titled "Art Students in WTC Connected to Israeli Intelligence Service",  author Jonathan Elinoff writes: 

Hanan Serfaty was arrested by DEA agents in connection to the Israeli spy ring. 

What makes him stand out, is that he was listed as being an art student who was part of the World Views program, which was in the World Trade Center on floors 90 and 91 in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council...

(ed. correction on above - Serfaty was NOT part of the World Views Program, as stated by Elinoff - all participants are found at this link  In fact, there is no evidence that any art students or artists in the WTC under the World Views Program were connected to Israeli intelligence as Elinoff states.  
The following Elinoff quotes are backed up by the DEA report, including Serfaty's bank activity and proximity to Mohammed Atta).

Hanan was an “art student” who was a former Israeli military intelligence officer who rented two Hollywood apartments close to the mail drop and apartment of Mohammed Atta and four other hijackers. 

Serfaty was moving large amounts of cash: he carried bank slips showing more than $100,000 deposited from December 2000 through the first quarter of 2001; other bank slips showed withdrawals for about $80,000 during the same period. Serfaty’s apartments, serving as crash pads for at least two other “art students”, were located at 4220 Sheridan Street and 701 South 21st Avenue. Lead hijacker Mohammed Atta’s mail drop was at 3389 Sheridan Street–approximately 2,700 feet from Serfaty’s Sheridan Street apartment. Both Atta and Marwan al-Shehhi, the suicide pilot on United Airlines Flight 175, which smashed into World Trade Center 2, lived in a rented apartment at 1818 Jackson Street, some 1,800 feet from Serfaty’s South 21st Avenue apartment. 

Uzi Bohadana was in the news in the past year because of an attack he suffered while in detention in 2001 in a Mississippi jail.  Inmates at the jail had beaten him and in the process, broke his jaw.  The beating took place after Bohadana allegedly made derogatory comments about the U.S., according to the Madison County Sheriff's department.

From "The Day", New London, CT 12-10-2001
According to a 2011 LA Times piece, Federal immigration officials brought the injured Bohadana to the office of Rodney Hunt, M.D.  Hunt said he later learned from news reports that the man was an "Israeli Muslim" who had "overstayed his visa and had been in our country illegally for 2 1/2 years" which spurred him to organize the Mississippi Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement, or MFIRE.   According to two of his attorneys at the time, Bohadana was Jewish, not Muslim.

One hundred twenty miles south of Madison County, in the Stone County Correctional Facility in Wiggins, Mississippi, Pakistani student Hasnain Javed was being held on similar charges of visa violations.  Detained a few days after Bohadana's arrest, he also suffered assaults by prison inmates after he supposedly made derogatory statements about the US, according to the Stone County Sheriff's department, an accusation which Javed, like Bohadana, denies. Both Bohadana and Javed got a mention in the August 2002 edition of the journal Human Rights Watch.

In the FBI files on the Mossadnik "Dancing Israelis", it was reported by more than one employee of Israeli owned Urban Moving Systems that snide remarks concerning the US were common among the Israelis working there:

Had Bohadana made remarks that led to a jailhouse altercation, or was he simply a victim of the then 9-11 fueled anti-Middle Eastern zeitgeist?  Was he really helping a relative move, or was he preparing to leave for Israel, mission accomplished?  For now, all information on Bohadana's arrest and detention is in books, and articles such as this one by the UN High Commission on Refugees:
  • On September 14, 2001, the FBI arrested Uzi Bohadana, a twenty-four-year-old Jewish Israeli, in Jackson, Mississippi. The INS charged him with an immigration violation for working while on a tourist visa.
Bohadana said that on September 16 he was beaten by six accused or convicted criminals who were his cellmates at the Madison County Jail in Canton, Mississippi. He told Human Rights Watch that he was taken to a hospital after the attack, where he received stitches on his eye and lip, but he could not have surgery on his broken jaw because the hospital did not have the capabilities.

The next day, he was taken to an INS office and interrogated by the FBI and the INS for one and a half hours while injured. Bohadana asserted that at the time of the interrogation he could hardly talk and was dizzy because of the painkillers he had been given. He said that he was informed of his right to contact a lawyer and the consulate of Israel, but he claimed that the agents told him that "if he talked it'd be quicker." He said he was in pain and agreed to talk without a lawyer. He was asked about the jail assault he had suffered and about the September 11 attacks.

Bohadana was later transferred to Concordia Parish Jail in Ferriday, Louisiana where the FBI interrogated him twice and the INS once. He said that at the first FBI interrogation there he was "overwhelmed with drugs," and could not answer the questions. The agents stopped the interrogation after ten minutes. Bohadana said that the day of his second interrogation jail staff told him that the FBI had ordered that he not be given any medication until after the questioning, so he was in pain all morning. That interrogation lasted for about two hours, during which he was asked about the terrorist attacks. Bohadana said he was not told he had the right to a lawyer during the interrogations at this facility, and he did not ask for one. He told Human Rights Watch that he did not need an attorney because he was innocent and had nothing to hide. Bohadana was released on bond on October 5, 2001.

Was Bohadana, like the "Dancing Israelis", in possession of a return ticket to Tel Aviv, dated just after 9-11-2001?  Was he questioned by the FBI, as he claims, under duress?  Did he really refuse to have an attorney present?  We may not know until he drops dead.  That is because official details on the Bohadana arrest are not readily available.  

The Madison County Sheriff's Department no longer has any records as the case was handed over to the FBI and INS. The FBI will not release any information on Uzi Bohadana's arrest due to privacy concerns (letter at this link). The INS has since merged with the Department of Homeland Security.  A call to DHS in Jackson, Misisissippi went nowhere:  a befuddled staffer there did not know where to send me, as the INS had not transferred its old records to DHS.  

And so it goes - another Mossad linked Israeli becomes a footnote in the "war on terror"; a prima facie study (if it's all true) on how not to treat a detainee, while any of Bohadana's connections to 9-11 slip down the memory hole.  

Related - The Official FBI Documents on Urban Moving Systems and the 9-11 Dancing Israelis