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Canada: Jihadists Receive Life Sentence for Mass Murder Train Plot

The judge noted that the most important evidence was obtained by the FBI. An undercover FBI agent produced 25 hours of secretly-recorded conversations between him and the two would-be Jihadists. The agent posed as a wealthy Islamist Saudi Arabian interested in funding terrorism in Canada and the US. Jaser and Esseghaier also considered using a sniper rifle to murder “wealthy and prominent Jews” in Toronto.

A police van carrying suspect Chiheb Esseghaier leaving Montreal's courthouse on April 23, 2013 after his court appearance on suspicion of what police say was an Al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a Canadian passenger train in the Toronto area. Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, were arrested for allegedly planning to …