Man who conspired with 9/11 hijackers sues Trump and US officials alleging ‘cover up’
A man who conspired with the 9/11 hijackers sued President Trump and other U.S. officials in a series of lawsuits filed in the last two months alleging they were trying to cover up information about the terrorist attacks.
Zacarias Moussaoui filed 20 handwritten, “rambling” suits to the U.S. District Court of the District of Colorado between Aug. 21 and Sept. 8 against officials like Trump, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General William Barr, The Denver Post reported.
Moussaoui, who is serving a life sentence in solitary confinement at the federal Supermax prison in Colorado, alleges that the officials are trying to silence him about who he says is responsible for the 9/11 attacks.
The federal prisoner asserts in the complaints that the Saudi Arabian royal family is linked to the 9/11 attacks and the officials are covering up this connection.
Moussaoui, who calls himself a “Slave of Allah” in one of his complaints, claims he’s experienced racial and religious discrimination, poor conditions in prison and that “powerful people” are trying to kill him, according to the Denver newspaper.
The August and September lawsuits also include complaints against FBI agents, prison officials and the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado for refusing to represent him.
Moussaoui’s complaints are the most recent of several lawsuits he has filed in different states since being found guilty in 2005 of conspiring to kill Americans.
He has represented himself in 2018 and 2019 lawsuits accusing the government of “psychological torture” and death threats from prison officials. These lawsuits were dismissed after Moussaoui did not file and format the complaints correctly, pay court fees and meet other filing requirements, The Denver Post reported.
Moussaoui had been detained on immigration-related charges on Sept. 11, 2001 after employees at a Minnesota flight school were concerned he wanted to learn how to fly a Boeing 747 without a pilot’s license. He is the only individual convicted in the U.S. for the 9/11 attacks.