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Wed Jun 3, 2020, 10:21 PM

Prosecutors: 3 Arrested On Terrorism Charges In Las Vegas

Source: Associated Press, June 3, 2020, 10:20 pm.

LAS VEGAS (AP) Three Nevada men with ties to a loose movement of right-wing extremists advocating the overthrow of the U.S. government have been arrested on terrorism-related charges in what authorities say was a conspiracy to spark violence during recent protests in Las Vegas.

Federal prosecutors say the three white men with U.S. military experience are accused of conspiring to carry out a plan that began in April in conjunction with protests to reopen businesses closed because of the coronavirus and later sought to capitalize on protests over the death of a Minneapolis man in police custody.

They were arrested Saturday on the way to a protest in downtown Las Vegas after filling gas cans at a parking lot and making Molotov cocktails in glass bottles, according to a copy of the criminal complaint obtained by the Associated Press.

The complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas on Wednesday said they self-identified as part of the "boogaloo" movement, which U.S. prosecutors said in the document is "a term used by extremists to signify coming civil war and/or fall of civilization."...

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/prosecutors-3-arrested-on-terrorism-charges-in-las-vegas/ar-BB14ZJZ5?ocid=UE12DHP

*NBC News Report with a little more info. (X-Post from LBN).
https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142506859

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Wed Jun 3, 2020, 10:38 PM

1. I hope those f**kers rot in a cell for the rest of their wothless lifes

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