Skip to comments.DC Metro Transit police officer charged with aiding ISIS
Posted on 08/03/2016 8:28:54 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
ALEXANDRIA, Va. A Washington, D.C. Metro Transit police officer who was a convert to Islam and once dressed up as Jihadi John for Halloween was charged on Wednesday with trying to provide material support to ISIS -- the first time a law enforcement officer has been charged with an ISIS-related crime.
Virginia resident Nicholas Young, 36, who has served with the department since 2003, was arrested Wednesday morning by FBI agents.
Authorities allege in a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday that Young attempted to send money to ISIS through a mobile-based gift card using an unnamed messaging service the terror group utilizes for recruiting purposes. The transaction, which was redeemed by the FBI for $245, was made in July 2016....
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I used to live in that area. I still have friends in that area. The transit system there has had many problems.
I know one good friend, who used to commute via Metro, but she gave up, and bought a small car instead. Service has been so unpredictable, and the Metro fares are somewhat costly. She made the comparison, and decided driving a small car was better use of her time and money.
Well, adding this on top of other issues, will perhaps cause ridership to decline further.
FYI I tried to add this to breaking news but it was not posted in the news forum.
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