An 18-year-old man was arrested for threats against Jews that prompted the FBI to issue a warning to synagogues before the 2022 midterms.
FBI arrest & charge New Jersey resident Omar Alkattoul with sharing “a manifesto containing threats to attack a synagogue & Jewish people”.
Alkattoul shared the document titled “When Swords Collide” stating it “in the context of an attack on Jews.” pic.twitter.com/vs7BBeubpZ
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JUST IN – 18-year-old Omar Alkattoul arrested for threat that prompted FBI warning to synagogues, the Jewish community in New Jersey, ABC7NY reports.
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Here is the criminal complaint against young Omar Alkattoul.
He was a devout Muslim.
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An 18-year-old man is accused of threatening to attack Jewish people and a synagogue.
Authorities say Omar Alkattoul used social media to send a manifesto with threats to the Jewish community.
He was arrested in New Jersey Thursday, according to The Department of Justice.
“No one should be targeted for violence or with acts of hate because of how they worship,” U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said.
The threat prompted a warning from the FBI in Newark earlier this month.