Spying For Citizenship: Spy’s statement reveals his links with Canada and ISIS

Leaks from Mohammed al-Rashed’s police statement published in Turkish media outlets revealed how he aided three UK girls and other foreign nationals to cross into Syria to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).

Rashed was apprehended on February 28 by Turkish security forces. Along with many documents and information found on his possession and in his laptop, a video showing Rashed aiding three missing British girls, Shamima Begum, 15, Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, was also found.

According to the police statement, Rashed came into contact with Canadian officials in 2013 when he sought for asylum in Canada. Rashed said that Canadian officials asked for information regarding ISIS’ operations in return for citizenship.

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  • Ron MacDonald

    He was a confidential informant, the authorities would get nowhere without them.

    • He doesn’t seem to have been a very good one;)

      • Exile1981

        or a very honest one. I suspect if he was loyal to isis any move to canada would have been at there urging.

  • Frau Katze

    Sounds like just the future citizens I’d be looking for.

    Regarding the costs of his operation, Rashed said that cost of his plane tickets was covered by the Canadian Embassy in exchange for receipts. “The people who I aided for crossing into Syria were covering my bus tickets” he added.

    • simus1

      Sounds like a third stringer fobbed off on them by Jordanian Intelligence to let them argue their budget item was a real world expenditure of some value.