Prosecutors Allege Dubious ISIS-Nazi Connection in Terror Sting Case

“This theory doesn’t even make sense,” a defense lawyer said. “The government is just throwing the worst ideologies together to try and paint the worst possible picture of the defendant.”

Is collecting Nazi memorabilia evidence of supporting the Islamic State? That’s the question a U.S. District Court is facing in the case of a former police officer accused of buying gift cards for an FBI informant posing as a member of ISIS. Prosecutors are arguing that ISIS and the Nazis share “a similarity in ideology,” and thus the 36-year-old Virginia man’s “confederate flag, Ku Klux Klan literature, and historical books about the Nazis” are relevant to the case.

Source: Prosecutors Allege Dubious ISIS-Nazi Connection in Terror Sting Case

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