Updated: Nov 23, 2021
Two Counts of Child Molestation I
UPDATE: Hussein Salim Ali was arrested in the Netherlands. After a lengthy appeals process and several delays due to Covid19, he has been extradicted to Washington State where he will face justice. We will update this file as additional information is released.
Ali has dual American & Syrian citizenship and is an electrical engineer. He was a community activist and loves to discuss politics. Ali confessed to sexually assaulting a young girl for years beginning when she was 9-years old. Ali failed to appear for his bench trial on March 15, 2018 and it was later determined he flew from Seattle, WA to Dubai and then to Lebanon. Ali and business partner, Omar Sarhan maintain a non-profit in WA named, JAFRA DABKE TEAM. Ali loves hookah and he frequents hookah (argeela lounges) bars and “dabke” dance events. Ali has family in the greater Seattle area and Kitchener, ON, Canada. He has a distinct mole on the left side of his chin.
Name: Hussein Salim Ali
Height: 5’ 5”
Weight: 130 lbs
Docket No: 17-1-02175-31
Original Charge: TWO COUNTS OF CHILD MOLESTATION I
Issue Date: 03/15/2018
Bond Amount: $2.5 M
Issuing Agency: Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, WA
Picture of Hussein Salim Ali presenting. Please note mole on left side of his chin.