dating each other online, and as early as the end of 2013 they were talking to each other about jihad and martyrdom before they became engaged,” he testified, according to Reuters. government source familiar with the investigation” noted that Farook may have been attempting to organize a jihadist attack as early as two years prior to meeting Malik online.
Comey added that there was yet no robust evidence that an Islamist terrorist group had arranged their marriage, though it would be “very, very important” to know if this was the case, as they may have ties to sleeper cells or jihadis-in-wait planning a similar attack within America’s borders. Farook’s father, also named Syed Farook, told Italian newspaper that his son was “obsessed” with Israel, and he had tried to calm the younger Farook by telling him that “he had to stay calm and be patient because in two years Israel will not exist anymore.” An attorney for the Farook family and a representative of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – a UAE-designated terrorist group and Hamas affiliate– both later said the father did not remember making these statements.
The minute the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) stepped in, Mc Murray saved himself from becoming a money mule for a ,000 deposit headed for a Georgia location. I., the online crook was part of a Business Email Compromise (B. C) ring behind an attack on the Beverly Hills company, and the ruse would have aided the final stages of their operation.
Tim Mc Murray, a 61-year-old Gardena native, sought help from an online dating site where he began talking to several people hoping to make good on the promise.
Not long after, his foray into allowed him to sift through possible wives-to-be.
Addressing the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey said that there was no evidence that one of them had radicalized the other.
“They were actually radicalized before they started …
Farook and Malik were married earlier this year, following a trip Farook made to Saudi Arabia to meet with her.She entered the United States on a K-1 “fiance” visa, using a false address in Pakistan. Should authorities find evidence that a foreign terrorist organization, like the Islamic State, arranged Malik and Farook’s marriage, evidence cited by President Barack Obama in a speech on the fight against the Islamic State on Sunday will have been false.