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Cablegate: Visas Viper: The "Toronto 18" As Candidates For

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PP RUEHGA RUEHHA RUEHMT RUEHQU RUEHVC
DE RUEHOT #0768 2752025
ZNY SSSSS ZZH
P 022025Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY OTTAWA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9905
INFO RUCNCAN/ALL CANADIAN POSTS COLLECTIVE PRIORITY
RUEILB/NCTC WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY 0025
RHEFHLC/HOMELAND SECURITY CENTER WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHDC PRIORITY

S E C R E T OTTAWA 000768

SIPDIS

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

E.O. 12958: DECL: 25X1-HUMAN
TAGS: KVPR CVIS CMGT PINR PTER ASEC CA
SUBJECT: VISAS VIPER: THE "TORONTO 18" AS CANDIDATES FOR
VISAS VIPER PROGRAM

REF: A. OTTAWA 703
B. TORONTO 106 AND PREVIOUS

Classified By: Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs David T. Hopper
for reason 1.4(c)

1. (S) SUMMARY At Embassy Ottawa's monthly Visas Viper
meeting on September 09, 2009, a list of 27 indidivudals who
were involved in the so-called "Toronto 18" conspiracy, a
plot to engage in terrorist activities in the Toronto
metropolitan area, was submitted for consideration. All of
these individuals are watchlisted in the Consular Lookout and
Support System (CLASS). Post is submitting their names to be
included in the Visas Viper program. END SUMMARY

2. (S) The government of Canada has arrested 18 of the 27
individuals. Their names, dates of birth, places of birth,
and citizenship are as follows:

NAME DOB POB/Citzenship

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Fahim Ahmad 10-Aug-84 Afghanistan/Canada
Zakaria Amara 18-Aug-85 Jordan/Canada
Steven Chand aka Abdoul
Shakur 02-Mar-81 Canada/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Pakistan/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Canada/Canada
Amin Durrani 17-Jun-86 Pakistan/Canada
Saad Khalid 12-Aug-86 Saudi Arabia/Canada
Asad Waqar Ansari 08-Mar-85 Pakistan/Pakistan
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Iraq/unknown
Jahmaal I. Francis aka
Jahmaal James 16-Apr-83 Canada/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Ethiopia/Canada
Ali Dirie 10-Aug-83 Somalia/Canada
Shareef Abdelhaleem
(Abdelhaleen) 01-Jan-76 Egypt/Canada
Saad Gaya 17-Nov-87 Canada/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Sri Lanka/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX UAE/UAE
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Saudi Arabia/unknown
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Malaysia/unknown

3. (S) XXXXXXXXXXXX, XXXXXXXXXXXX, XXXXXXXXXXXX, and
XXXXXXXXXXXX are all minors, and the Canadian courts
forbid the publication of their names.

4. (S) The Canadian authorities have not arrested 9 other
individuals involved in the Toronto 18 conspiracy. Their
names, dates of birth, places of birth, and citizenship are
as follows:


NAME DOB POB/Citizenship

XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX India/unknown
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX India/Canadian
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX UK/UK
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Pakistan/Canada
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX UAE/Canadian
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Kenya/Canadian
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Canada/Canadian
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Canada/Canadian
XXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXX Canada/Canadian

5. (S) According to one report, XXXXXXXXXXXX may
possess a B1/B2 visa. However, Post could find no record of
such a visa in the Consular Consolidated Database.

6. (S) Consulate General Toronto may have already submitted
some of these individuals. However, Post is including all of
these names to ensure that they are enrolled in the Visas
Viper program.


Visit Canada,s North American partnership community at
http://www.intelink.gov/communities/state/nap /

JACOBSON

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