HOUSTON (AP) — An 18-yr-previous south Texas man has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making info and trying to help the Islamic State group.
The U.S. Justice Division stated Monday that Kaan Sercan Damlarkaya, a U.S. citizen, was arrested on Dec. eight following an undercover FBI operation. A press release says Damlarkaya stated he meant to journey abroad and battle for IS and stated he tried to get to Syria twice. He advised brokers that he would commit a U.S. assault if efforts to journey abroad failed.
It additionally says Damlarkaya offered to alleged IS supporters a method for explosive Triacetone Triperoxide and directions tips on how to use it in a strain cooker gadget containing shrapnel.
If convicted, he faces a attainable 20-yr most jail time period. The U.S. has designated IS as a terrorist group.
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