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Two women living in Queens have been charged with planning to build a bomb that they wanted to detonate in the United States.

The women, Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, who until recently were roommates, were named in a complaint unsealed on Thursday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, and were expected to appear in court on Thursday afternoon.

Ms. Velentzas and Ms. Siddiqui, who are American citizens, appeared to be interested in jihad, according to the complaint, which said that they had been communicating with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and had been viewing violent videos made by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

In the complaint, the government said the plot advanced to the point that Ms. Siddiqui bought four propane gas tanks and stored them in a stairwell outside her apartment. Earlier, the women had bought potassium gluconate at a Queens pharmacy, bought the fertilizer Miracle-Gro, which can be used as a bomb component, and read about and discussed making bombs.

Document: Criminal Complaint Filed Against Queens Women

The complaint does not indicate whether the women had a specific target. During the inquiry, investigators deployed an undercover agent, who appeared to be play a significant role in helping the women with the plan, according to government documents.

In conversations recorded by the government, Ms. Velentzas expressed “a preference for attacking military or government targets, rather than civilian targets,” the complaint says. The women “implied that their goal was to learn how to blow up a bomb from afar rather than conduct a suicide bombing,” it says.

In December, after the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a New York police officer who was killed in his patrol car, Ms. Velentzas seemed to home in on “whether a police funeral was an appropriate terrorist target,” the complaint says.

Ms. Velentzas seemed to see a limited future for herself. “I might get old here and be able to put a lot of people onto wisdom and reason, or I’m going to be in solitary confinement, and get raped or tortured, or I’m going to be killed in the street — that is your future in America,” she said in a conversation recorded in February, adding that her three outcomes were becoming a grandmother, death or solitary confinement.

In 2013, the complaint suggests, an undercover agent began meeting with Ms. Siddiqui and Ms. Velentzas. Those meetings became regular after July 2014, when agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation questioned Ms. Siddiqui at La Guardia Airport.

Since July 2014, the complaint says, “Velentzas and Siddiqui have discussed constructing an explosive device to be used in a terrorist attack in the United States.”

Ms. Siddiqui had developed ties to people in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the complaint states, especially Samir Khan, who became a leader in the group before being killed in 2011 in Yemen. In about 2009, Ms. Siddiqui published a poem in Jihad Recollections, a publication of the group. The poem, “Take Me to the Lands Where the Eyes Are Cooled,” urged readers to commit jihad for Islam.

Ms. Velentzas seemed partial to the Islamic State; after discussing President Obama and the United States’ attacks on ISIS, she told the undercover agent “that attacks on ISIS were tantamount to attacks on her own state,” the complaint says. She also watched videos of ISIS members beheading Syrian soldiers.

When discussing making bombs, the women seemed to be careful about their efforts. In August 2014, Ms. Velentzas warned, in a conversation recorded by the undercover officer, that they could be tracked by the government if they watched YouTube videos about how to make explosives, or if they bought too many bottles of Clorox. She bought a prepaid phone thinking it could not be traced back to her, the complaint says.

Ms. Velentzas also showed Ms. Siddiqui and the undercover agent photographs of Ramzi Yousef, who was convicted of plotting the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and Adis Medunjanin, who was convicted of plotting to blow up the New York City subway system. She “explained that their plans failed partly because they unknowingly provided information to government informants,” the complaint says.

Ms. Siddiqui and Ms. Velentzas both studied chemistry and other elements of making bombs, like soldering. In November 2014, they bought potassium gluconate at a pharmacy after reading about it in a chemistry book, the complaint says, then drove to a Home Depot to look at “copper wires, paint containers with the word ‘combustible,’ small and large metal pipes, a bag of sodium chloride and heater fluid containers” along with manure, which Ms. Velentzas noted was used in the Oklahoma City bombing.

In a November conversation with the women, the agent told of having downloaded “The Anarchist Cookbook,” which lays out how to make homemade bombs, among other topics, and of having had visited the library to do research on making bombs.

By late November, Ms. Velentzas seemed to become suspicious of the undercover agent, using her phone to read pages online like “How to Spot Undercover Police,” running searches on the name the undercover officer had given, and researching how to figure out if someone is being bugged.

However, she continued to discuss the plot with the undercover officer, debating the merits of nitroglycerin versus potassium chlorate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/03/nyregion/two-queens-women-charged-in-bomb-plot.html?smid=tw-share&_r=2

See you in NY


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http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/wannabe-terrorists-weighed-attack-on-nypd-funeral-complaint/ar-AAam8SM

Wanted to attack the police funeral .. Kill a few thousand officers and the rest can be free to move about the country.


If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Florida currently has more concealed-carry permit holders than any other state, with 1,269,021 issued as of May 14, 2014

The liberal elite ... know that the people simply cannot be trusted; that they are incapable of just and fair self-government; that left to their own devices, their society will be racist, sexist, homophobic, and inequitable -- and the liberal elite know how to fix things. They are going to help us live the good and just life, even if they have to lie to us and force us to do it. And they detest those who stand in their way."
- A Nation Of Cowards, by Jeffrey R. Snyder

Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

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Thank goodness these undercover agents aren't hamstrung by the politicians


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U.S. need to make stuff like this death penalty

We have let so many people into the USA both legally and illegally.......

3 hots and a cot for a few years. . They will be set free and they will teach their hate at a university . .. Look at the terrorist Bill Ayers

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The left love sending their children to be brain washed by the best.


If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Florida currently has more concealed-carry permit holders than any other state, with 1,269,021 issued as of May 14, 2014

The liberal elite ... know that the people simply cannot be trusted; that they are incapable of just and fair self-government; that left to their own devices, their society will be racist, sexist, homophobic, and inequitable -- and the liberal elite know how to fix things. They are going to help us live the good and just life, even if they have to lie to us and force us to do it. And they detest those who stand in their way."
- A Nation Of Cowards, by Jeffrey R. Snyder

Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

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Democrats>Socialists>Communists - Same goals, different speeds.

#DeplorableLivesMatter

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During the inquiry, investigators deployed an undercover agent, who appeared to be play a significant role in helping the women with the plan, according to government documents.

and there ya go. add it to the list lib! we are in grave danger.

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Makes one wonder who was funding these two women... Who might benefit from a terrorist attack? Hmmmm... The American Taliban comes to mind...

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and there ya go. add it to the list lib! we are in grave danger.

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Makes one wonder who was funding these two women... Who might benefit from a terrorist attack? Hmmmm...

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Ms. Siddiqui had developed ties to people in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the complaint states, especially Samir Khan, who became a leader in the group before being killed in 2011 in Yemen. In about 2009,


If more citizens were armed, criminals would think twice about attacking them, Detroit Police Chief James Craig

Florida currently has more concealed-carry permit holders than any other state, with 1,269,021 issued as of May 14, 2014

The liberal elite ... know that the people simply cannot be trusted; that they are incapable of just and fair self-government; that left to their own devices, their society will be racist, sexist, homophobic, and inequitable -- and the liberal elite know how to fix things. They are going to help us live the good and just life, even if they have to lie to us and force us to do it. And they detest those who stand in their way."
- A Nation Of Cowards, by Jeffrey R. Snyder

Tavis Smiley: 'Black People Will Have Lost Ground in Every Single Economic Indicator' Under Obama

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Is Ms Siddiqui running for president in 2016?

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Ms. Siddiqui had developed ties to people in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the complaint states, especially Samir Khan, who became a leader in the group before being killed in 2011 in Yemen. In about 2009,

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It may very well come to that

They rounded up a lot of japs in the mid 1940's and put them in internment camps in the USA.

isn't that what you want? wouldn't you feel safer?

yes, i know.

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2 Queens Women Are Charged in Bomb Plot

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Two women living in Queens have been charged with planning to build a bomb that they wanted to detonate in the United States.

The women, Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, who until recently were roommates, were named in a complaint unsealed on Thursday in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, and were expected to appear in court on Thursday afternoon.

Ms. Velentzas and Ms. Siddiqui, who are American citizens, appeared to be interested in jihad, according to the complaint, which said that they had been communicating with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and had been viewing violent videos made by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

In the complaint, the government said the plot advanced to the point that Ms. Siddiqui bought four propane gas tanks and stored them in a stairwell outside her apartment. Earlier, the women had bought potassium gluconate at a Queens pharmacy, bought the fertilizer Miracle-Gro, which can be used as a bomb component, and read about and discussed making bombs.

OPEN Document Document: Criminal Complaint Filed Against Queens Women

The complaint does not indicate whether the women had a specific target. During the inquiry, investigators deployed an undercover agent, who appeared to be play a significant role in helping the women with the plan, according to government documents.

In conversations recorded by the government, Ms. Velentzas expressed a preference for attacking military or government targets, rather than civilian targets, the complaint says. The women implied that their goal was to learn how to blow up a bomb from afar rather than conduct a suicide bombing, it says.

In December, after the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a New York police officer who was killed in his patrol car, Ms. Velentzas seemed to home in on whether a police funeral was an appropriate terrorist target, the complaint says.

Ms. Velentzas seemed to see a limited future for herself. I might get old here and be able to put a lot of people onto wisdom and reason, or Im going to be in solitary confinement, and get raped or tortured, or Im going to be killed in the street that is your future in America, she said in a conversation recorded in February, adding that her three outcomes were becoming a grandmother, death or solitary confinement.

In 2013, the complaint suggests, an undercover agent began meeting with Ms. Siddiqui and Ms. Velentzas. Those meetings became regular after July 2014, when agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation questioned Ms. Siddiqui at La Guardia Airport.

Since July 2014, the complaint says, Velentzas and Siddiqui have discussed constructing an explosive device to be used in a terrorist attack in the United States.

Ms. Siddiqui had developed ties to people in Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the complaint states, especially Samir Khan, who became a leader in the group before being killed in 2011 in Yemen. In about 2009, Ms. Siddiqui published a poem in Jihad Recollections, a publication of the group. The poem, Take Me to the Lands Where the Eyes Are Cooled, urged readers to commit jihad for Islam.

Ms. Velentzas seemed partial to the Islamic State; after discussing President Obama and the United States attacks on ISIS, she told the undercover agent that attacks on ISIS were tantamount to attacks on her own state, the complaint says. She also watched videos of ISIS members beheading Syrian soldiers.

When discussing making bombs, the women seemed to be careful about their efforts. In August 2014, Ms. Velentzas warned, in a conversation recorded by the undercover officer, that they could be tracked by the government if they watched YouTube videos about how to make explosives, or if they bought too many bottles of Clorox. She bought a prepaid phone thinking it could not be traced back to her, the complaint says.

Ms. Velentzas also showed Ms. Siddiqui and the undercover agent photographs of Ramzi Yousef, who was convicted of plotting the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and Adis Medunjanin, who was convicted of plotting to blow up the New York City subway system. She explained that their plans failed partly because they unknowingly provided information to government informants, the complaint says.

Ms. Siddiqui and Ms. Velentzas both studied chemistry and other elements of making bombs, like soldering. In November 2014, they bought potassium gluconate at a pharmacy after reading about it in a chemistry book, the complaint says, then drove to a Home Depot to look at copper wires, paint containers with the word combustible, small and large metal pipes, a bag of sodium chloride and heater fluid containers along with manure, which Ms. Velentzas noted was used in the Oklahoma City bombing.

In a November conversation with the women, the agent told of having downloaded The Anarchist Cookbook, which lays out how to make homemade bombs, among other topics, and of having had visited the library to do research on making bombs.

By late November, Ms. Velentzas seemed to become suspicious of the undercover agent, using her phone to read pages online like How to Spot Undercover Police, running searches on the name the undercover officer had given, and researching how to figure out if someone is being bugged.

However, she continued to discuss the plot with the undercover officer, debating the merits of nitroglycerin versus potassium chlorate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/03/nyregion/two-queens-women-charged-in-bomb-plot.html?smid=tw-share&_r=2

See you in NY

They are already in NY.

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I am curious how the undercover agent discovered them and how he/she was able to gain their confidence. They seemed to be pretty cautious. If I was their lawyer i would be looking to see if the agent led them down a path that otherwise would just have been a couple of women bitter at their personal situation having daily ###### sessions about the US.

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