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Cablegate: Visas Viper for March 2007 Reporting Period

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DE RUEHCL #0069/01 0961046
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O 061046Z APR 07
FM AMCONSUL CASABLANCA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 7673
RUEAIIA/CIA WASH DC//CTC//
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC//INTD/CTD/CT WATCH//
RUEAHLC/HOMELAND SECURITY CENTER WASHINGTON DC
RUEILB/NCTC WASH DC//TIG//
INFO RUEHRB/AMEMBASSY RABAT 7936

UNCLAS CASABLANCA 000069

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

VISAS VIPER
SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR INR/TIPOFF AND CA/VO/L/C

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KVPR CVIS CMGT PINR PTER ASEC MO
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER FOR MARCH 2007 REPORTING PERIOD

REF: 06 CASABLANCA 489

1. (U) Members of the Embassy Rabat and Consulate General Casablanca
joint Visas Viper Committee met April 2, 2007. The meeting was
chaired by the DCM and attended by the CG and representatives from
CONS, POL, RAO, ECON, PAS, FCS, LEGATT, and DAO.

2. (SBU) The Committee submits the names of 27 individuals reported
in the local media as being arrested, sought, or sentenced by
Moroccan authorities for involvement in terrorist activities.

3. (SBU) The following 22 individuals were reported in the local and
international media as having been arrested by Moroccan authorities
in relation to the March 11 suicide bombing in Casablanca.

El Moumni, Hicham
Male, POB: Morocco

Arrachiq, Abdelaziz
Male, POB: Morocco

Boudhrif, Abderrahim
Male, POB: Morocco

Serri, Abderrahim
Male, POB: Morocco

Aref, Khaled
Male, POB: Morocco

El Gharbaoui, Hamid
Male, POB: Morocco

Ettouini, Hicham
Male, POB: Morocco

Bouchama, Zakaria
Male, POB: Morocco

Hidri, Abdelhaq
Male, POB: Morocco

Essalhi, Mohamed
Male, POB: Morocco

Hidri, Mustapha
Male, POB: Morocco

Boujiad, Youssef
Male, POB: Morocco

Hamdaoui, Mohamed
Male, POB: Morocco

Chardoudi, Abdessamad
Male, POB: Morocco

Ait El Baz, Hassan
Male, POB: Morocco

Amrine, Abdellatif
Male, POB: Morocco

Ennajm, Abdellah
Male, POB: Morocco

Laanaya, Touhami
Male, POB: Morocco

Erraidhi, Mourad
Male, POB: Morocco

Kricha, Abdallah
Male, POB: Morocco

Ould Jomaa, Ousama
Male, POB: Morocco

Amlili, Hicham
Male, POB: Morocco

The following three (3) individuals were reported in the local media
as being sought or arrested by Moroccan authorities for involvement
in terrorist activity prior to the March 11 attack.

Reda, Belhachmi Mohamed
Male, POB: Morocco

Bilal, Hmam
Male, POB: Morocco

El Mahin, Hassan
Male, POB: Morocco

The following two (2) individuals--cited in Reftel--were recently
reported in the local media as having been sentenced in December
2006 by the Sale, Morocco court to two years in prison on terrorism
related charges.

Kouidri, Abdallah
Male, POB: Morocco

Baha, Said
Male, POB: Morocco

4. (SBU) The six (6) names below with currently available biodata
have been sent via separate channels.

Ouled Akcha, Karim
AKA Ouled Akka, Karim
Male, DPOB: 07 July 1979; Tetouan, Morocco
National Identity Card (CIN) Number: L380302

Talbi, Mohamed
AKA Ettalbi, Mohamed
Male, POB: Morocco
CIN: B274325
Occupation: Jeweler

Khoudri, Youssef
AKA El Khadri, Youssef
Male, DPOB: 1989, Morocco

Agbalou, Mohamed
Male, POB: Morocco
CIN: KB43190

Ouaziz, Youssef
Male, POB: Morocco
CIN: BH253206

Raidi, Othman
AKA Raydi, Oussama
Male, POB: Morocco

4. (U) The Mission's Visas Viper Coordinator is Pam Hack. No
additional Visas Viper telegrams were transmitted for March 2007.
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