‘Soldier of Allah’ faces up to 10 years for arsenal financed by imam

Sebastian Gregerson, left, purchased thousands of dollars worth of weapons using “zakat,” or Muslim charitable donations sent to him by his imam, the Libyan-born Suleiman Bengharsa of Clarksburg, Maryland.

New information has come to light on a Detroit-area Muslim convert who was building an arsenal of weapons and ammunition, all funded by a radical imam in Maryland.

The Detroit jihadist, 30-year-old Sebastian Gregerson, has been behind bars since last summer and is awaiting sentencing, but the imam who bankrolled his arsenal still walks free.

Gregerson, according to FBI filings in U.S. district court in Detroit last week, has now been linked to at least one other jihadist, 26-year-old Yusuf Wehelie, who was born in Minnesota to parents who migrated to the U.S. compliments of the United Nations-U.S. State Department refugee resettlement program.

Wehelie had traveled to the Middle East and boasted to undercover FBI agents that he had



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