CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man who believed he was giving telephones to assist the Islamic State group commit violence has been sentenced to 13 1/2 years in federal jail.
Federal Choose Andrea Wooden says Edward Schimenti was extra culpable of the 2 males convicted in 2019. However the decide additionally says the crime was “on the much less severe finish of a scale.” Schimenti didn’t know that he was coping with a authorities informant when he agreed to get telephones to make use of as detonators.
The FBI started investigating the Zion, Illinois, man primarily based on social media posts in favor of the Islamic State. Schimenti apologized and requested the decide for “one other probability at life.”
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