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Michigan man accused of passport fraud to carry out bombing of Israel

By the CNN Wire Staff
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Authorities unsealed an indictment of man accused of with passport fraud
  • Faouzi Ayoub allegedly planned to carry out bomb attacks against Israel
  • He is one of the FBI's most wanted terrorists

(CNN) -- Federal authorities unsealed an indictment Wednesday that charges one of the FBI's most wanted terrorists with passport fraud in an effort to carry out bomb attacks against Israel and on behalf of the Islamic militant group Hezbollah.

Faouzi Ayoub, 44, who lived in Dearborn, Michigan, allegedly used the name Frank Mariano Boschi in an effort to travel into Israel.

He was indicted in absentia by a Detroit federal court on August 5, 2009.

Ayoub's current whereabouts are unclear.