Ali Shukri Amin, a Virginia male who pleaded guilty in 2015 to supplying assistance to ISIS, is implicated of breaking his release conditions after supposedly fulfilling several times with John Walker Lindh, the so-called “American Taliban” who served 17 years in jail for providing services to the group.
According to court files, the FBI photographed Amin having a number of discussions with Lindh in 2021, an offense of Amin’s release condition that he not interact with any recognized extremists.
Lindh, who was launched in 2019, was likewise on monitored release and topic to the very same condition as Amin at the time of the supposed conferences, however has actually not been implicated of breaking those terms.
CNN has actually connected to lawyers for both Amin and Lindh.
Amin was likewise in contact with another understood extremist– who resides in the UK– for over a year, according to court files, through a gadget that was not being kept an eye on by probation officers. Through usage of a virtual personal network, Amin hid his online identity in interactions with the extremist, court files state.
In their discussions online, Amin “translated and supplied assistance” on the mentors of 2 other extremists who “proclaim terroristic activities,” according to court files. One passage he supposedly equated and offered assistance on consisted of mentors stating that, “Allah commands us to collect and produce weapons.”.
Police apprehended Amin in January and he stays behind bars pending a cancellation hearing next month.