Tag Archives: terrorism

Neo-Nazi Gets 19 Years In Plot To Bomb CO Synagogue

Via press release from the Justice Department: A Colorado man was sentenced today in federal court in Colorado for plotting to blow up a synagogue. Richard Holzer, 28, was sentenced to over 19 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release. Holzer previously pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and explosives charges for plotting to blow up the …

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Capitol Police Chief Warns Of Plot To “Blow Up” Capitol During Biden’s State Of The Union Address [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The U.S. Capitol Police plans to maintain its enhanced level of security around the Capitol through at least President Joe Biden’s first official address to Congress because intelligence suggests extremists could be planning an attack, acting Chief Yogananda Pittman said Thursday. “We know that members of the militia groups that were present on January 6th have stated …

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DHS Confirms It Once Employed Neo-Nazi Leader

Vice News reports: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed it once employed an American neo-Nazi terror leader now based in Russia after he posted what he said were letters of appreciation DHS and the Pentagon sent him thanking him for his service. Earlier this month, Rinaldo Nazzaro, 47, founder and leader of the Base, one of the most violent …

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Proud Boys Leader: We’re Here To Stay, Get Used To It

Right Wing Watch reports: “You will never be able to ‘splinter’ the bonds that have been created by men that have shared their joy, their sweat, their blood and their tears,” Tarrio wrote on his Telegram channel. “Journalists can write about it…our enemies can wish for it…but I won’t make it a reality. We have been through many storms throughout …

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30 Taliban Killed In Bomb-Making Class Explosion

Agence France-Presse reports: At least 30 Taliban fighters have been killed in an explosion at a mosque in Afghanistan during a bomb-making class. The 209th Shaheen Corps – part of the Afghan National Army – said in a statement that 30 fighters including six foreign nationals who were expert mine makers, had been killed in an explosion on Saturday morning. …

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Capitol Riot Renews Call For Domestic Terrorism Law

The Wall Street Journal reports: As a candidate, President Biden promised to make tackling domestic violent extremism — a long-simmering issue in the U.S. — a priority. The threat has taken on fresh urgency after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, which involved several far-right groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys. The matter is fraught: Addressing …

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Suspect In Minnesota Mass Shooting Made Threats Of Revenge After Being Refused Prescriptions For Opioids

NBC News reports: The suspected gunman in a shooting at a Minnesota health clinic that left one person dead and three critically injured on Tuesday allegedly threatened to attack medical facilities in 2018, according to police records. In October 2018, Gregory Paul Ulrich called his doctor three times and made threats involving “shooting, blowing things up, and practicing different scenarios …

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Suspect Identified In Minnesota Mass Shooting [VIDEO]

Minneapolis’s CBS News affiliate reports: A suspect is in custody and multiple people are injured following a shooting at an Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo Tuesday morning. WCCO-TV has confirmed the suspect is Gregory Ulrich, 67, of Buffalo. He is currently in custody in the Wright County Jail. According to Wright County Sheriff’s Office officials, they received at 10:54 a.m. …

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Two Proud Boys Plead Not Guilty Despite Video Evidence

The Hill reports: Two Proud Boys members, who have been named as suspects affiliated with the Capitol riot that took place on Jan. 6, pleaded not guilty to the charges against them, despite the wide circulation of a video on social media that placed both men at the scene. Dominic Pezzola, 43, and William Pepe, 31, who are both members …

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Five Wounded In Mass Shooting At Minnesota Clinic

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gunshots erupted at a health clinic in Wright County late Tuesday morning followed by a bomb exploding, and at least five people were reported to be wounded by the gunfire. The scene is the Allina Health Clinic in Buffalo on Crossroads Campus Drive, according to police, who were called there about 10:55 a.m. Up to five …

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US Capitol Under High Alert During Impeachment Trial

CNN reports: The unprecedented second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is taking place under extraordinary security inside the US Capitol — a physical reminder that federal officials still believe threats to lawmakers and federal buildings are possible more than a month after the January 6 insurrection. Members of the National Guard still patrol the exterior of the Capitol …

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Sheriff: Hackers Tried To Poison Water Of FL Town

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Local and federal authorities are investigating after an attempt Friday to poison the city of Oldsmar’s water supply, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said. Someone remotely accessed a computer for the city’s water treatment system and briefly increased the amount of sodium hydroxide, also known as lye, by a factor of more than 100. The …

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Super Bowl To See Heavy Anti-Terrorism Security

The Hill reports: There will be heavy security at the Super Bowl on Sunday despite limited attendance after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) risk assessment found the event could be a target for criminal activity. DHS announced on Saturday that 500 DHS personnel will be at the Super Bowl since it garnered a Level 1 Special Event Assessment Rating. …

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Feds Collar SC Man For Threats To Prosecutor Who He Blamed For Outing Proud Boys Leader As An Informant

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: Federal authorities have charged a South Carolina man with threatening a former assistant U.S. attorney who years ago prosecuted the leader of the Proud Boys white nationalist group. James Giannakos Jr. of Gilbert left a series of voicemails last month threatening that the former prosecutor, her family and her co-workers would be in “danger” …

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FBI Arrests “Sergeant Of Arms” For Proud Boys

Law & Crime reports: Federal authorities have announced another arrest connected to January’s siege on the U.S. Capitol Complex. Authorities are using the case against Ethan Nordean, a.k.a. Rufio Panman, who is said to be a member of the far-right organization the Proud Boys, to allege that members of his group planned to storm the Capitol Building ahead of time. …

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Proud Boys Splinter After Leader Exposed As Informant

Right Wing Watch reports: The Proud Boys—a far-right, neo-fascist hate group that played a key role in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection—appears to be splintering into separate entities. A handful of Proud Boys chapters have declared autonomy from the group’s leadership following recent reports that Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was a “prolific” informant for the FBI and local law …

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Canada Formally Labels Proud Boys As Terrorist Group

Bloomberg News reports: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government became the first in the world to label the Proud Boys a terrorist group in the aftermath of the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol. Canadian public safety authorities also banned three other far-right groups it described as “white supremacist” on Wednesday: Atomwaffen Division, the Base and the Russian Imperial Movement. “Violent …

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Anti-Vax Nutbags Shut Down CA Mass Vax Site [VIDEO]

The Los Angeles Times reports: Dodger Stadium’s mass COVID-19 vaccination site was shut down Saturday afternoon as dozens of protesters gathered at the entrance, stalling hundreds of motorists who had been waiting in line for hours. The Los Angeles Fire Department closed the entrance to the stadium at about 2 p.m. as a precaution, officials said. A post on social …

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Man Charged In Bomb Threat To UK Vaccine Factory

Reuters reports: A man has been charged after a suspicious package was sent to a factory in Wales that produces AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine resulting in a temporary suspension of manufacturing, British police said on Saturday. The Wockhardt plant in Wrexham provides so-called fill-and-finish capacity for AstraZeneca’s British supply chain, which is the final manufacturing step of putting vaccines into vials …

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Videos Show DC Pipe Bombs Suspect Sought By FBI

The Washington Post reports: The two pipe bombs that were discovered on Jan. 6 near the U.S. Capitol shortly before a mob stormed the building are believed to have been planted the night before, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the investigation and video footage obtained by The Washington Post. The explosive devices, which were placed blocks from …

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