Six U.S. residents from Bosnia charged with facilitating terrorism overseas

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U.S. federal prosecutors have filed charges against six Bosnian immigrants who allegedly provided material and financial support to an overseas militant fighter.

Six Bosnian immigrants, three from Missouri, two from Illinois and one from New York, are now facing charges of conspiring to provide terrorists with resources.

The Justice Department said that the defendants had been supplying Abdullah Ramo Pazara, a Bosnian fighting in Syria with firearms, camouflage clothing, optics, U.S. military uniform and combat boots. The supplies were sent to Turkey through U.S. mail before arriving in Syria.

The defendants also allegedly wired money to Pazara via PayPal and Western Union. Prosecutors said the six defendants communicated in secret codes on social media such as Facebook.

Five of the six defendants have been arrested, while one is out of the country. The prosecution has not revealed which of the defendant is still at large.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. States where the suspects live
2. Military supplies sent to Abdullah Ramo Pazara by the defendants
3. Money sent to Abdullah Ramo Pazara by the defendants
4. Suspects communicating on social media

VOICEOVER (in English):

“Six Bosnian immigrants, three from Missouri, two from Illinois and one from New York, are now facing charges of conspiring to provide terrorists with resources.”

“The Justice Department said that the defendants had been supplying Abdullah Ramo Pazara, a Bosnian fighting in Syria with firearms, camouflage clothing, optics, U.S. military uniform and combat boots. The supplies were sent to Turkey through U.S. mail before arriving in Syria.”

“The defendants also allegedly wired money to Pazara via PayPal and Western Union.”

“Prosecutors said the six defendants communicated in secret codes on social media such as Facebook.”

SOURCES: CBS Local, USA Today, Reuters, NBC News
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2015/02/06/six-bosnian-immigrants-including-two-from-illinois-charged-with-supporting-isis/
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/02/06/terror-charges-syria/23013981/
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/07/us-usa-security-arrests-idUSKBN0LB01V20150207
http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/feds-charge-6-terrorism-related-crimes-involving-links-isis-n301961