Man Received Money from ISIS for U.S. Attack

(New York Times) Eric Lichtblau - Mohamed Elshinawy, 30, who lives outside Baltimore and was born in Egypt, was arrested on Friday by the FBI. He received at least $8,700 from Islamic State operatives overseas to launch an attack in the U.S., prosecutors said on Monday. Elshinawy declared himself a "soldier of the [Islamic] state" and said that "his soul was over there with the jihadists and that every time he saw the news, he smiled," according to an affidavit filed by FBI special agent David Rodski.

2015-12-15 00:00:00

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