U.S. law enforcement has arrested a resident of North Carolina Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, who planned to organize a terrorist attack in the synagogue in imitation of the massacre in the African Church in Charleston in 2015.
29-year-old McDowell, known to the authorities due to his connections with racist organizations, was arrested while trying to buy weapons from an FBI agent.
The exact place where McDowell was going to attack, is unknown. However, the JTA reports that on his page in social network Facebook was marked by a synagogue «temple Emanuel» in the city of Myrtle beach in South Carolina, which was accompanied by the caption «I like to act. What do you say?»
In the records of the suspect in Facebook are frequently encountered anti-Semitic remarks, including accusing Jews of «the introduction of the white people on drugs», notes JTA.
An armed attack in the African Methodist episcopali Emanuel Church in Charleston was made 17 Jun 2015. Killed nine people: members of the Church, built 150 years ago (three women and six men), and 41-year-old black pastor Clemente Pinckney, a member of the upper house of the Parliament of the state of South Carolina from the Democratic party. The perpetrators of the attack on the Church 22-year-old Dilar RUF was sentenced to death. During the trial, he refused a psychiatric evaluation, which could help him avoid a lethal injection. Ruth wrote a statement in which he argued that psychology is the invention of Jews, who, he believes: «all This Jewish stuff – they invent the disease and convince people that they allegedly have problems, which in reality does not exist.»
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