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FBI Seeks Help In Identifying Riot Suspects [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: The FBI has released new videos from the Capitol riots trying to identify suspects at the scene. Both videos show individuals attacking law enforcement, one of whom is wearing a Make America Great Again hat. “Suspect #106 is shown attempting to rip off an officer’s gas mask, then picking up a tactical baton and hitting officers with it,” …

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Riot Suspect Collared After Tip From Longtime Friend

Law & Crime reports: Federal authorities charged a Texas man accused of taking part in the Jan. 6 siege at the U.S. Capitol after he appeared in several photographs and videos taken inside and outside the Capitol building wearing a red hat emblazoned with President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan. The FBI said that a person who has …

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Riot Suspect Collared After Boasting At Dentist Office

ABC News reports: A New York man who faces charges in the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol was caught after someone overheard him discussing the event at the dentist, according to federal court documents. Daniel Warmus, of Buffalo, is charged with intent to disrupt the orderly conduct of government business and violent entry. According to a statement of …

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Riot Suspect Collared, Allegedly Seen In Pelosi’s Office

The Denver Post reports: A man who allegedly entered U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office illegally during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol was arrested Wednesday in Denver by the FBI, court records show. Hunter Palm was identified to federal investigators by a family member, according to court records. Palm admitted to entering the Capitol on Jan. 6 and …

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Feds: Man Spent Bailout On Lamborghini And Bentley

The New York Times reports: A man in California who received more than $5 million in Payment Protection Program loans intended to help struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic was arrested on Friday on federal bank fraud and other charges after he used the money to buy a Lamborghini and other luxury cars, federal prosecutors said. The man, Mustafa Qadiri, …

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Facebook Friends Turn In “It Was Antifa” Riot Suspect

The Orlando Sentinel reports: A Chuluota man who bragged on social media about being inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot was arrested Monday, adding to the growing list of Central Florida residents involved in the deadly ordeal, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. John Maron Nassif, 55, also was captured on …

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Riot Suspect Arrested After Tips About His FB Posts

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A Jackson County man with a history of engaging in right-wing protests is the latest Georgian to be charged with participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Glen Mitchell “Mitch” Simon, 30 of Jefferson, was charged in federal court in Gainesville Wednesday with entering a restricted building and violent and disorderly conduct inside …

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Riot Suspect Nabbed After Wife Boasted On Facebook

Philadelphia’s ABC News affiliate reports: A Bucks County, Pennsylvania man has been arrested on charges linked to the January 6 Capitol insurrection, and it seems his wife is the one who inadvertently led investigators to him. While the 68-year-old suspect in this most recent arrest has no presence on social media, his wife does. And it was her now-deleted Facebook …

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FBI Collars Riot Suspect Thanks To Gossipy Granny

The New Jersey Advance reports: As the two grandmothers talked in January after the attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, one of them told the other that her son was actually one of the hundreds who stormed the government building, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday. By Jan. 17, the other grandmother had told one of her grandchildren about what …

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FBI Collars “Guy Fawkes” Suspect In Capitol Riot

The Lexington Courier Journal reports: The FBI arrested a man Tuesday in Louisville and charged him in connection with the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol in January. Eric Clark, of Louisville, faces charges for knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and for violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. Clark, 44, …

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Outlets Retract Reports That FBI Warned Giuliani

The Hill reports: The New York Times, The Washington Post and NBC News walked back their reporting about FBI’s communication with President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani regarding Russia. The Washington Post was the first to report on Thursday that Giuliani was warned that he was the target of a Russian influence campaign last year. The newspaper, citing people familiar …

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FBI Warned Giuliani He Was Target Of Russian Disinfo

The Washington Post reports: The FBI warned Rudolph W. Giuliani in late 2019 that he was the target of a Russian influence operation aimed at circulating falsehoods intended to damage President Biden politically ahead of last year’s election, according to people familiar with the matter. The warning was part of an extensive effort by the bureau to alert members of …

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Cultist Blames “Bong Rips” For Threats Against Dems

The New York Daily News reports: A former New York state court employee said “a few bong rips” and months in isolation factored in his decision to send death threats to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and prominent Democrats. Brendan Hunt added at his Brooklyn Federal Court trial on Tuesday that he didn’t think anyone would take seriously his social media directive …

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Bail Denied For Capitol Riot Suspect: His History Of Punching People In The Face Suggests He’ll Do It Again

The New Jersey Advance reports: The New Jersey gym owner charged with storming the U.S. Capitol in January and assaulting a police officer will be held without bail pending the outcome of the criminal case, despite his attorney’s claims that his alleged crimes are being blown out of proportion. Senior U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth made the ruling after …

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FBI Collars Riot Suspect After Daughter’s Boasting Text

Wichita’s CBS News affiliate reports: The FBI arrested a Kansas woman in connection with the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol, court documents show. The FBI said Jennifer Ruth Parks turned herself in Friday, April 23. Charges against her include entering a restricted building without authority and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds. “PARKS entered the Capitol Building through the …

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Feds: Man Who Urged Killing Top Dems Cited Hitler

The Washington Post reports: An impassioned supporter of former president Donald Trump, on trial for allegedly advocating the “slaughter” of influential Democrats after the U.S. Capitol riot, also espoused Nazi ideology and suggested to his father that Trump should override the election results and declare the United States a dictatorship as Adolf Hitler did in Germany generations ago, according to …

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Man With Security Clearance Charged In Capitol Riot

The Associated Press reports: A Santa Fe man who works for a defense contractor faces criminal charges for his acknowledged presence inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot. Authorities say Matthew Martin, who holds a security clearance, told the FBI in an interview that he had gone to Washington after reading then-President Donald Trump’s tweets about election fraud …

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Capitol Riot Suspect Turned In By Bumble Match

The Washington Post reports: One week after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Robert Chapman sent a message to a prospective love interest on the dating app Bumble to brag that he had taken part. “I did storm the capitol,” he said, according to court documents. “I made it all the way to Statuary Hall.” His potential …

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FBI Collars Riot Suspect Via Girlfriend’s Instagram

It’s quite the bad day for terrible people: Federal authorities arrested a suspect in the U.S. Capitol riot in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, on Tuesday after they used facial recognition programs to find an image of him on his girlfriend’s Instagram page. Stephen Chase Randolph, federal authorities say, knocked over a U.S. Capitol Police officer manning the barriers at the building, “causing …

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Released: Riot Suspect Who Ransacked Pelosi’s Office

The Daily Beast reports: Despite the fact that Capitol insurrectionist William Robert Norwood III allegedly stole body armor, lied to the FBI, and “led a pack of rioters through the inner sanctum of Speaker Pelosi’s office space” where he lifted a paper coaster, he has been released pending his trial, according to Department of Justice documents seen by The Daily …

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