Carefree life in Philadelphia masks bloodthirsty Liberian warlord's past, suit says

According to legal papers filed in a federal court on Monday, Thomas’s carefree lifestyle masks his true identity as a bloodthirsty warlord behind some of the worst atrocities of Liberia’s civil war, including the Lutheran Church massacre of July 1990 in which 600 men, women and children were shot and hacked to death with machetes.

To patrons of Klade’s Liberian restaurant in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Moses Thomas is the popular server who rings them up at the till and chats jovially after bringing their palm butter soup and spicy potato greens.

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