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Court hears how defendants used 'terrorshop user name'

A court has heard that three men from Birmingham accused of planning terror attacks bigger than the July 7 bombings, duped people into donating them thousands of pounds.

Irfan Nasee, Irfan Khalid and Ashik Ali posed as collectors from Muslim Aid wearing charity T-shirts and hi-vis tabards to carry out door to door collections in Birmingham and Leicester, Woolwich Crown Court has heard.

Notes found by police suggested that they collected £12,000 pounds but just a fraction was received by the charity.

The court also heard that one of the men had registered the user names "terrorshop" and "shopterror" on an online charity website. The three men deny all the charges against them.

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