RAIR Foundation USA: $5 million reward is available for information leading to the capture of the former San Diego resident, Jehad Serwan Mostafa, on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List.
FBI released a video of 37-year-old Mostafa praising Osama Bin Ladin. The former Southern California resident has been charged with additional crimes involving ties to Somalia’s al-Shabaab rebel group. Mostafa was indicted on similar charges in 2009.
Mostafa is believed to be the highest-ranking United States citizen fighting for a terrorist organization overseas.
Mostafa was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and raised in San Diego, where authorities say he has relatives and grew up in the Serra Mesa neighborhood. He graduated from University of California, San Diego in 2005 were he studied economics. Mostafa is known to speak English, Arabic, and Somali. After graduation, he left the United States and traveled to Somalia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Kenya and other African nations. Mostafa joined al-Shabaab around 2006, according to the FBI. read more