Non-Profit Pleads Guilty

ASHLAND, Ore.– An Ashland based non-profit, believed to have ties to terrorism, was convicted in court, Tuesday. Haramain Islamic Foundation pleaded guilty in district court. The conviction is for filing a false tax return with the IRS. The conviction stems back from a 150,000 dollar donation moved through the foundation to it’s parent organization in … Continue reading »

Charity Founder Conviction Overturned

ASHLAND, Ore. — The man who founded the now-defunct Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation in Ashland will be given a new trial. Today, a federal appeals court overturned the 2010 conviction on charges Pete Seda smuggled money out of the country to help Chechen rebels fight Russian forces. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in San … Continue reading »