Mark Siljander

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Major Christian Group Took $50K From Terror Backer

Nat'l Prayer Breakfast sponsor implicated

(Newser) - The foundation that sponsors the National Prayer Breakfast received thousands of dollars from the Islamic American Relief Agency, a Missouri-based organization with terrorist ties, the Washington Post reports. The Senate Finance Committee considers the agency a terrorist financier, and a few months after the federal government shut it down in... More »

Former US Rep. Charged With Aiding Terrorists

Feds: Siljander lobbied for Islamic charity

(Newser) - An investigation into an Islamic charity that allegedly provided covert financial support for terrorists now involves a former US congressman, the AP reports. Former Michigan Republican Rep. Mark Deli Siljander was charged today with money laundering, conspiracy and obstruction of justice for receiving $50,000 in illegally redirected money to... More »

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