Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Aid ISIS

 

SAN ANTONIO, TX -- A San Antonio man has pled guilty to a conspiracy charge for trying to provide material support to ISIS.

According to court documents, 34-year-old Kristopher Sean Matthews aka Ali Jibreel admitted to being a part of the conspiracy.

Matthews admitted he conspired with 22-year-old Jaylyn Christopher Molina aka Abdur Rahim to share bomb-making information.

The duo attempted to share the information for the purposes of domestic and foreign attacks on behalf of ISIS and to radicalize and recruit other individuals to support ISIS.

Matthew and Molina were charged with two counts:

  • Count of conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization
  • Substantive count of providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization

Matthews remains in federal custody until he is sentenced on March 4, 2021. He faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

Meanwhile, Molina remains in federal custody and if convicted would face up to 40 years in federal prison.

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