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Texas Man Who Joined January 6 Capitol Riots Charged with Plot to Blow Up Data Center

HeadlineApr 12, 2021

A Texas man has been charged with plotting to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia. Seth Aaron Pendley said he was aiming to destroy web servers used by federal intelligence agencies. He was arrested after an undercover FBI agent gave him fake explosive devices. Authorities tracked Pendley down after a visitor on the website MyMilitia.com reported alarming comments by Pendley. According to a Facebook post, Pendley was at the January 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.

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