White Supremacists Sentenced in Plot to Attack Power Grid

U.S. Dept. of Justice
Article Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice

Article Source: U.S. Dept. of Justice

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  • Christopher Brenner Cook, 20, of Columbus, Ohio, and Jonathan Allen Frost, 24, of Katy, Texas, were sentenced in federal court for their involvement in a plot to attack U.S. power grids to advance white supremacist ideology.
  • The two men pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and were sentenced to 92 months and 60 months in prison, respectively.
  • A third defendant, Jackson Matthew Sawall, 22, pleaded guilty in February 2022 and will be sentenced at a later date.
  • The defendants planned to attack energy facilities to stir up division in furtherance of their racially or ethnically motivated violent extremist ideology. Read More

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