Former Yahoo Engineer Charged As Alleged Terrorist In India

Barron’s Online reports a former Yahoo engineer has been put in custody for allegedly being the “media chief” of the Indian Mujahideen, a terror group. Indian Mujahideen is charged with the September 2008 bombings in Delhi.

The ex-Yahoo’s name is Mohammed Peerbhoy and he was sending IM warning just before the bombings. It also says that he learned his hacking skills in a class Yahoo reportedly paid 70,000 Rupees for him to take.

This is not the typical search news you hear from us daily. Yahoo somehow allegedly involved in terrorism may one up Google’s Orkut being involved in pedophilia in Brazil.

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  • gsosbee

    The cia was aware of Peerbhoy’s communication, but withheld the data from India because of India’s lack of full cooperation with cia concerning Pakistan. Also, see my report at:

    India must now release the names of all fbi/cia agents, operatives, station chiefs, etc., in India, in order to encourage others to come forward with evidence of cia culpability in the Mumbai attack.

    QUESTIONS! geral sosbee (956)371-5210

  • Jonahstein

    Wow, and her you thought stories about Google provoke “theorists” to come out of the wood work.

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