We are all aware of the terrorist group named ISIS and have seen reports for years how animalistic their behavior has been throughout the Middle East and Western Europe.  Well now it appears that they have arrived here in Lansing Michigan.

The Daily Caller is reporting about an announcement by the Department of Justice yesterday in which they reported that they arrested three Michigan residents for allegedly conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State (ISIS).

The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested the following three men, thankfully all without incident:

  • Muse Abdikadir Muse
  • Mohamud Abdikadir Muse
  • and Mohamed Salat Haji

In a statement from the Department of Justice they stated:

Three residents of Lansing, Michigan, were arrested without incident Monday afternoon for conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, namely the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)… The complaint asserts that all three defendants pledged allegiance to ISIS through videos they recorded themselves. Muse Muse and Haji allegedly discussed with each other their desire to join ISIS, to kill non-believers, and even to potentially use a car for a martyrdom operation to run down non-believers here in the United States if they could not travel overseas to fight for ISIS. Following the arrests, federal agents executed search warrants at a residence shared by Mohamud Muse and Muse Muse.

It is being reported that all three Lansing defendants were born in Kenya.  All three apparently do have U.S. citizenship. According to the DOJ the conspiracy charges they face are punishable by up to 20 years in federal prison.

We all must be vigilant on what is going on around us and hopefully the good people in suspected terrorist lives will report any suspicious behaviors to the authorities.

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