In the US, three men convicted of using the IG*

© AFP 2018 / Paul J. RichardsТюрьма. Archival photoIn the US, three men convicted of using the IG*© 2018 AFP / Paul J. Richards

The court in Florida has sentenced three residents of the state to various terms in prison for conspiracy to provide material assistance to a terrorist group «Islamic state»*, according to the U.S. justice Department.

Dane Antani Christian, Darren Arness Jackson and Gregory Hubbard was detained by the FBI in July 2016. According to the indictment, beginning in July 2015, they colluded with the aid of the IG* «recruitment».

Earlier it was reported that Jackson took Hubbard at the Miami international airport, where he planned to fly to Germany. From Germany he wanted to go to Turkey and then to Syria to join ISIS*. In a few days, detainees were charged. In April last year, Christian and Jackson have pleaded guilty in the conspiracy.

«Hubbard was sentenced to the recommended sentence of 12 years in prison, after which he through life will be under supervision. Christian and Jackson, who pleaded guilty in 2017 and has provided significant assistance to the investigation, received eight and four years in prison respectively,» — said in a statement posted on the Ministry’s website.

After the liberation, the Christian and Jackson will be under the supervision of the authorities for another five years.

* Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization

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