FBI: Riot Suspect Plotted To Bomb Amazon Data Center

The Hill reports:

Federal law enforcement arrested a Texas man this week who is accused of attempting to blow up a data center in Virginia and allegedly boasted about his presence at the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.

Federal prosecutors announced on Friday that Seth Aaron Pendley, 28, was arrested by the FBI in Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday after he attempted to purchase explosives from an undercover agent.

According to an FBI affidavit filed with a federal district court in Texas, Pendley was seeking to blow up an Amazon Web Services data center in Ashburn, Va., which is about 30 miles from Washington, D.C.

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