Syrian Refugee Arrested After Seeking €180,000 From ISIS To Drive Truck Bombs Into European Crowds

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Two weeks after a Tunisian man, Anis Amri, whose German asylum request had been rejected, rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market and was later shot dead by Italian police, the German state prosuector's office said on Monday that a Syrian migrant who arrived in Germany two years ago was arrested on suspicion of seeking money from the Islamic State, to drive truck bombs into crowds.

Saarbruecken prosecutor Christoph Rebmann said the 38-year-old Syrian was detained on Saturday in his apartment in Germany's Saarland State, and an arrest warrant was issued on Sunday on suspicion that he was trying to raise 180,000 euros ($189,000) to fund an attack. Rebmann said the man, whom he did not name, was suspected of seeking the money from Islamic State in Syria to buy trucks and load 400-500 kg (880-1,100 pounds) of explosives into each of them. "He is suspected of ... requesting 180,000 euros from a contact person in Syria on his cell phone from Saarbruecken in December, 2016 so that he could acquire vehicles to pack with explosives and drive them into a crowd," Rebmann said.  It was not clear if the Islamic State in Syria, which has been facing a severe liquidity shortage since its oil operation was virtually eliminated by Putin, had that kind of spare change.

The truck which ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, on
December 19, 2016.

According to a separate statement by Saarland police, the Syrian suspect asked for the ISIS money to finance an “unspecified terrorist attack” in “Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.” 

Saarland Deputy Police Commissioner Hugo Muller said that the Syrian man planned to repaint the vehicles as police cars. "In his respective communications with contacts linked to IS, he [the suspect] offered or suggested to repaint cars to make them look similar to police cars, load them with explosives, position them in a crowd of people and then detonate them," Muller said.

The Prosecutor’s office announced that the suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack are based on a chat in the online messenger Telegram, which was found in the telephone of the suspect during a search of his house. “So far the investigation has found no evidence that the suspect had already prepared [booby trapped] cars to carry out the attacks,” authorities noted though. The man admitted to making contact with the Islamic State, but has denied he had any plans to stage an attack.

"He said he wanted the money from ISIS to support his family back in Syria," Rebmann told Reuters, adding that the Syrian had said he wanted to fool the jihadist group into sending him the money.

The Syrian came to Germany on Dec. 5, 2014, just before a wave of more than 1.1 million asylum-seekers arrived from the Middle East, Africa and Asia in 2015. He was given permission to stay in Germany on Jan. 12, 2015, and originates from the Syrian is from the city of Raqqa, the Islamic State's de factor capital. According to Reuters, the prosecutor's office in Saarbruecken, near the French border, had been alerted to his activities by the BKA federal crime office.

Suggesting a shift in Germany's "Open Door"approach to refugees, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said that failed asylum seekers who are regarded as a danger should be detained until they can be deported. He made the suggestion in a guest column in Tuesday's edition of the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper.

Both he and Merkel have plenty of reasons for concern: political analysts, conservative allies and diplomats have said a major terrorist attack in the coming months could damage Merkel's hopes of winning a fourth term in September's election. The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has blamed her policies for the Dec. 19 Berlin attack as well as previous terrorist attacks on German soil.

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Hongcha's picture

That seems awful high ... this article is such trash.  What, did he post it on a crowdfunding site?  Maybe to ?

Maybe the RESUMES section in craigslist.

I guess you can 'print' anything these days.  Straight from the Ministry of Truth.

Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

nah he just sent it care of Rita Katz @ SITE.

tazs's picture

It's not like ISIS has an office in Germany. He must have gone to IS-rael-IS's embassy.

Manthong's picture


Muslim terrorist entrepreneur?

How much was he asking for the second round?


847328_3527's picture

He should have directly asked the Klinton Krime Foundation for funding of this enterprise and cut the middle man (isis) out.

FireBrander's picture

The German people are just "going to have to get used to" (quoting French President) being run down by trucks, and being blown to bits with bombs, as they walk the streets; I'm mean, really, what else can they do but accept the butchery?

greenskeeper carl's picture

Ya, apparently just closing the border to these people is completely out of the question....


This story stinks. Why do you need money to do this, and why do you even need explosives. You have a 20-30k pound weapon, thats all you need. A motivated terrorist would just steal a truck and go drive over a bunch of people. WTF do you even need explosives for, other than to add a grand finale to your carnage. Theatrical, sure, but hardly necessary to do the job, and hardly seems worth the risk and attention aquiring them would be.

TahoeBilly2012's picture

At what point is it humane to start shooting these fuckers en masse? Where is the right/wrong line of demarcation?

Grumbleduke's picture

the money is probably meant for his family. Wouldn't be the first time families getting money for providing sacrificial lambs.

SoDamnMad's picture

Funny thing is, here in the Baltics you cannot walk into a hardware store and buy ammonium nitrate, even a little bag, in the garden section. You have to be a "farmer" to get it.  (Are Fanny Farmer candies still made. I could photoshop one of their boxes and go buy 5,000 kilos and make my own tannerite for the detonator. If I wanted to)

Mareka's picture

"...detained on Saturday... arrest warrant was issued on Sunday"

Germany is at war and still so cautious about offending anyone that they give the terrorist an extra day before attempting an arrest.

fx's picture

No that's normal criminal procedure. You get detained and while they keep you locked up, they have to decide within a certain period (usually 24 hours) whether or not to formally arrest you. Contrary to the "land of the formerly free" it is still illegal in Germany to just detain people indefinitely just at will without charge, trial or order issued by a judge. They do not have NDAA which is nothing but legalized policestate-dictatorship.

Normalcy Bias's picture

Hey, if they believe in the afterlife reward of 72 Virgins, they're probably at an intelligence level where posting a gofundme ad for terrorist attack funding actually makes sense.

Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

Kalergi-Coudenhove Plan and its inevitable fruits.

espirit's picture

Mo say's you've gotta moar resouceful if'n you want 72 virgin goats.

Buy an AK on your own dime, or steal a knife.

Dilluminati's picture

Sow Merkel decides to skip Davos and stay home and finish destroying Europe instead.

Largest blunder in world history.

Ghordius's picture

that "sow" discredits whatever you are going to write after that, except for snowflakes in jackboots

Germany has a multi-party electoral system

your "this side is damaged" does not count much, if at all. it does not give points to the "other" side because there are several of them

you still have to make a positive message about something and somebody, in the German electoral fray

fx's picture

Merkel lacks any substance - she has nothing to really say. Neither intellectually nor from a point of power. She is a puppet. She is a great opportunist and she is quite clever in retaining the office. But she has no vision , she has no understanding of history, world affairs, economy, social science or anything the like. She makes her decisions up on the go and reverses them whenever that looks suitable. So much like Barry, who she incidentally admires a lot.

Justin Case's picture

This story was quietly leaked by, who announced, “The Security Council is sitting in private on Friday, December 16, 2016, at 17:00 GMT, while NATO officers were arrested this morning by the Syrian Special Forces in a bunker in East Aleppo.”

Syrian Parliamentarian and head of Aleppo’s Chamber of Commerce published the names of the Coalition officers on his Facebook page on the 15th December (emphasis added):

Mutaz Kano?lu – Turkey
David Scott Winer – USA
David Shlomo Aram – Israel
Muhamad Tamimi – Qatar
Muhamad Ahmad Assabian – Saudi
Abd-el-Menham Fahd al Harij – Saudi
Islam Salam Ezzahran Al Hajlan – Saudi
Ahmed Ben Naoufel Al Darij – Saudi
Muhamad Hassan Al Sabihi – Saudi
Hamad Fahad Al Dousri – Saudi
Amjad Qassem Al Tiraoui – Jordan
Qassem Saad Al Shamry – Saudi
Ayman Qassem Al Thahalbi – Saudi
Mohamed Ech-Chafihi El Idrissi – Moroccan


Some bargoon chips for Russia and Syrian Gov't. to get a cease fire and clear out the rest of those foreign magots festering in Syria.

The Deacon's picture

Thanks to Assad for freeing those 2 prisoners


Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

there have been several reports of killed or captured US, Israeli agents or mercs but none seem to have any real 'legs.'

It seems very likely that US, Saudi, and/or Israelis in the mix may have been killed or captured... there was a scramble to get Xe types out according to some.

personally I doubt this one. Syrian media would have covered it - but who knows.

Besides, what is true is US and Israeli (and Bulgarian oddly enough) munitions and gear have been found on dead takfiris... no surprise there.

Grumbleduke's picture

here's the Syrian ambassador to the UN, no need for syrian press:

HowdyDoody's picture

They probably took refuge in the supposedly neutral Kurdish enclave in the north-west corner of Aleppo city. It was neutral in as far as takfiris were allowed in when the going got tough for them, but the Kurds never contributed to eliminating the takfiris. I bet there was also little shelling of the area by the takfiris. US good cop/bad cops gonna stick together.

ISIS wants to destroy Syria so they can get their Caliphate.

Kurds want to destroy Syria so they can get their Kurdiphate.



The Deacon's picture

Why would he think ISIS was intetested in such an act? I see a pattern here methinks.





YourAverageJoe's picture

Wire up his toes and douse him in saltwater before you throw the switch. Be sure to film it to use as a new refugee indoctrination guide.

bruno_the's picture

bulshit story on the top of another bulshit. Piling up. The truck which ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin my ass.

TheEndIsNear's picture

... and the only thing (naturally) that Merkel and Maiziere are concerned about is remaining in office, instead of fretting over the people that would die in such an attack.

FireBrander's picture

Merkel has has stood by while Obama/Hillary provided "support" to the "Freedom Fighters" in Syria...that so far, has KILLED 500,000+ people...mainly Muslims.

navy62802's picture

Loan woof = newspeak for terrorist

Hongcha's picture

Looks like he started out at a round 200K EUR then dropped it 10 % when he wasn't getting any bites ...


Snípéir_Ag_Obair's picture

OT but

"There is a humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Syria and the "western" media ignore it.

On December 22 al-Qaeda aligned Takfiris in the Wadi Barada valley shut down the main water supply for the Syrian capital Damascus. Since then the city and some 5-6 million living in and around it have to survive on emergency water distributions by the Syrian government. That is barely enough for people to drink - no washing, no showers and no water dependent production is possible.

This shut down is part of a wider, seemingly coordinated strategy to deprive all government held areas of utility supplies. Two days ago the Islamic State shut down a major water intake for Aleppo from the Euphrates. High voltage electricity masts on lines feeding Damascus have been destroyed and repair teams, unlike before, denied access. Gas supplies to parts of Damascus are also cut. A similar tactic was used by the Zionist terrorists of the Haganah who in 1947/48 poisoned and blew up the water mains and oil pipelines to Palestinian Haifa.


This is a very big deal, and likely a tactic coming from Israel.

navy62802's picture

BTW - Just read a report today that ISIS is targeting the UK for a chemical attack. From the reports out of Syria, they have the weapons with which to do so.

Blanco Diablo's picture

BuckToothed Bob will take care of that.

HowdyDoody's picture

ISIS is partly run by the UK intelligence and military, so they should know.


Cracker Pipes's picture

...Junckers Heroes...

2_legs_bahhhhhd's picture

No one could see this coming....except people with an iq higher than progressive

Hong Kong Phooey's picture

It takes a special kind of stupid to plan an op using Telegram.

miketv's picture

If you don't recognize this as fake news by now there is no hope.


Yars Revenge's picture

...."but lets bring millons more in" </Merkel>

JailBanksters's picture

It's reading exactly as a Mossad Script.

"Suspicion", he either did or he didn't, there's either Proof or there isn't.

It doesn't matter if he actually got the Money or Not, it means he will be whacked on "Suspicion" while Mossad carries it out.

Blankone's picture

Yep, from the article - ""He is suspected of ... requesting 180,000 euros from a contact person"

What contact person?  Was the contact person a cop or did that person give 1st hand accounts of such a request?  Is this all third hand made up bs.

The intent of the message is Syrians are BAD.  That they do not deserve compassion for what they have suffered.

Blanco Diablo's picture

He is a real Semite , Why should he not enjoy the ride like the Chosenites??

onmail1's picture

$haria $lamic shameful law:

If a wuslim cheats a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim defrauds a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim robs a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim rapes a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim injures a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim kills a non-wuslim , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them
If a wuslim hurts a non-wuslim in any way , its no crime, no sin & almighty rewards them

Look what 'prophet' says :
187. "And kill them wherever you find them, and eject them from whatever place they have ejected you, for persecution is worse than slaughter: ...if they attack you, then slaughter them—Such is the recompense of the infidels!"

prophet's army was eating human flesh of their enemies
Practice of sacrifice of animals is to make wuslim hardened criminals
because cruelty leads to compassionate areas of brain shut down

wuslim men are allowed to easily divorce their wives
wuslim women then become totally helpless and many times become prostitutes
prophet has ensured that there will be no more prophets
by giving much $ex(many wives+divorced hoes) , violence & bloodshed
so that their spirituality remains dead
because $ex & violence is the mark of devil, satan
without control on $ex & violence, no one can become prophet

wuslims have been robbed by their own prophet , hah ha fools

Yen Cross's picture

   Why didn't he just start a GoFundMe page?  TOTUS refuses to call Radical Muzzies "terrorists".

Blanco Diablo's picture

In the West we call them aspiring entrepreneurs!

This guy shows some potential, he does want to die for some idiot wahhabi Prince who flies to Europe to pork some Infidel Swedish beeches and drink alcohol while snorting captigon.

 He wants to live like Mohammed with gold, sex and power! He will bitch slap and fuck those stupid burka wearing flunky beeches.

Fuck the Saudi Princes who enjoy the night life and Dindu who want to die for nothing! Obomba Akbar!!!

He will set off his suicide vest right after Obammy, Soros and Killary!

I have hope that we may create some of those "Moderate Muslims" that the MSM keeps telling us about!!!
This is my kind of capitalist Muslim!!!

Dragon HAwk's picture

Ok we will send the check as soon as we see you blow up in the explosion.

----_-'s picture
----_- (not verified) Jan 3, 2017 12:21 AM

us agency pays sand niggers 180.000$ to drive trucks into chicken farm cuck crowds?