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Homeland Security

20 April 2005

$5 Million Rewards Offered for Two Canadian Islamic Extremists

Men sought in connection with possible terrorist threats in United States

The following statement offering up to $5 million each for information on two men with ties to extremist groups was released April 20 by the Department of State’s Rewards for Justice program:

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U.S. Department Of State
Office of the Spokesman
April 20, 2005

Statement by Adam Ereli, Deputy Spokesman

Rewards For Justice Offering New Rewards

The Rewards for Justice Program is offering two rewards of up to $5 million each to encourage individuals to come forward with information regarding Abderraouf Ben Habib Jdey and Faker Ben Abdelaziz Boussora.

Abderraouf Ben Habib Jdey, also known as Faruq al-Tunisi, has an extensive history of extremist affiliations. He has been closely linked with al-Qaida operatives and is being sought in connection with possible terrorist threats in the United States. Jdey, believed to be a Canadian citizen, is an associate of al-Qaida trained operative Faker Ben Abdelaziz Boussora.

Faker Ben Abdelaziz Boussora, also known as Abu Yusif al-Tunisi, is also believed to be a Canadian citizen and has extensive connections to radical Islamic extremism. He has declared his intention to become a martyr in a suicide attack and is believed to be traveling with Jdey.

We encourage anyone with information on the location of Abderraouf Ben Habib Jdey and Faker Ben Abdelaziz Boussora to contact Rewards for Justice via e-mail at mail@rewardsforjustice.net or via telephone 1 (800)-877-3927.

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(Distributed by the Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State. Web site: http://usinfo.state.gov)



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