Anwar al-Awlaki visited prostitutes, FBI documents say
July 3rd, 2013
05:43 PM ET

Anwar al-Awlaki visited prostitutes, FBI documents say

By Carol Cratty

In the months after the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, FBI agents conducted surveillance of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and uncovered detailed information about his alleged use of prostitutes, according to newly released FBI documents.

The information is contained in documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group.

Al-Awlaki lived in a Washington suburb at the time of the terror attacks and for several months afterward. The FBI documents say he visited prostitutes at least seven times and paid up to $400 for sex. The documents show the cleric paid a total of $2,320 for the visits and always paid in cash.

Al-Awlaki's use of prostitutes has been reported previously, but the FBI documents show that agents interviewed the escorts, obtained detailed information about the encounters, and the FBI even reviewed the possible legal charges that might be brought against him.

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soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Acac

    Wow radical Islam, whose holy now motherf$&@ers!

    July 30, 2013 at 10:03 am | Reply
  2. muslim

    Wow...I know the us goverment hates islam and its scholars but the story is ridiculous and plain desperate at trying to tarnish sone ones character even in death. IGNORANCE IS TRULY BLISS...and many fools will just believe this without questioning or scrutinising the accusations. Asalamu alykum and happy ramadan to ALL!

    July 20, 2013 at 6:50 am | Reply
  3. Lincoln Burns in Hell

    Oh, I ALWAYS 'believe' FBI bullsh!t

    This truly is a nation of idiots.

    July 6, 2013 at 12:31 am | Reply
  4. denverboy1

    yea him and our secret service........

    July 5, 2013 at 1:57 pm | Reply
  5. George Patton-2

    disappointing disappointing, could not wait for 72 virgins; all Obama's fault for not sending drones soon.

    July 4, 2013 at 11:15 am | Reply
    • George patton

      This is just more right-wing propaganda to further disgrace this Anwar al-Awlaki in order to justify his cold blooded murder. Unfortunately, the American public will fall for it as usual!!!

      July 5, 2013 at 10:49 am | Reply
      • USMC1371

        Hmmmm he was key in murdering how many civilians? He death was not only justified it should have happened way sooner now hurry on now your camel misses you.

        July 6, 2013 at 12:44 am |
  6. K

    Do as I say not as I preach , issue a Fatwah on his Viagra

    July 4, 2013 at 4:43 am | Reply

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