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US Offers $10M Bounty for Mumbai Attack Mastermind

Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed moves freely through Pakistan

(Newser) - The US, in a sign of frustration with Pakistan, is offering a $10 million reward for the alleged mastermind of the terror attacks that killed 164 people in Mumbai in 2008. Hafiz Saeed founded the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba in the '80s. He was arrested in connection with the Mumbai... More »

NY Reps: Give 9/11 Victims bin Laden Reward Money

Anthony Weiner and Jerry Nadler introduce bill

(Newser) - If no one is going to collect the federal government's Osama bin Laden reward money, two New York congressmen want bin Laden's victims to get it. “If the bounty isn’t paid," then “families and groups who helped deal with survivors of 9/11” should benefit,... More »

Who Snagged the $27M Reward for bin Laden?

Probably no one, but we may never know

(Newser) - Until Sunday, Osama bin Laden topped the FBI's most-wanted list—and there was a sizable reward offered for information leading to his capture. The State Department offered $25 million, with two air travel associations adding an additional $1 million each. So did anyone collect? Annie Lowrey explains on Slate... More »

Feds Update Bin Laden Mug

Digital effects used to make 'aged progressed' pics

(Newser) - Using digital technology, the FBI has a new idea of what Osama bin Laden might look like today. The “aged progressed” images show the 52-year-old al-Qaeda chief—dressed in both Western and tradition Arab styles—grayer, with more wrinkles and facial lines. One thing that’s the same: the... More »

US Bounty Program Fails to Rein In Terrorists

Lure of huge rewards does little to dent al-Qaeda leadership

(Newser) - Money may be the root of all evil, but the almighty dollar is doing a poor job to stop it: Washington’s efforts to catch terror suspects using steep bounties is largely a bust, the Washington Post reports. “The program could use some rejuvenation,” said one ex-official. “... More »

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