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From Five Relatives of Terror Suspect Arrested in California and Utah:

Five relatives of suspected senior al-Qaeda operative Shawqi Omar, a U.S. citizen from Jordan, were arrested in California and Utah on charges of defrauding banks of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The FBI said it was investigating whether any of the money was used to finance Middle East terrorism. The FBI said Omar’s relatives netted $327,000 from fraudulent bank loans and bad mortgages in Utah. Omar, arrested in Baghdad in 2004, has been indicted in Jordan with Iraq insurgent leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in an aborted chemical attack on the Jordanian intelligence agency.

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