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FBI investigating "anti fascist activists" purchasing guns from cartel/stage armed rebellion

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  1. TheresTheDagger

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    https://www.sandiegouniontribune.co...tempt-at-u-s-mexico-border-in-december-report

    The Dec. 18 document from the FBI specifies an alleged plan for activists to purchase guns from a “Mexico-based cartel associate known as Cobra Commander,” or Ivan Riebeling.

    When federal law enforcement officials last year began collecting dossiers on mostly American journalists, activists and lawyers in Tijuana involved with the migrant caravan, one part of their investigation focused on an alleged plot by a drug cartel to sell guns to protesters, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation report.

    A Dec. 18, 2018, document from the FBI, obtained by the Union-Tribune, specifies an alleged plan for activists to purchase guns from a “Mexico-based cartel associate known as Cobra Commander,” or Ivan Riebeling.

    The protesters wanted to “stage an armed rebellion at the border,” the FBI reported to dozens of federal law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and Mexico.

    The unclassified report was provided to the Union-Tribune on the condition the person providing it would not be named, and with the request that the entire document not be shared online because of the ongoing nature of the investigation.

    The document warns of “anti-fascist activists” that “planned to disrupt U.S. law enforcement and military security operations at the US/Mexican border.”

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  2. HTM

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    Two people named in the report, Ivan Riebeling and Evan Duke, said the accusations are untrue and illogical.

    - Gonna have to agree with that. Well, at least the illogical part.
     
  3. JuanValdez

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    I don't know what to make of this story. Sounds like some good red meat for the wall people. I'll just put my trust in the federal agencies to do a good job.
     
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    "Disband the FBI"
     
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    I love that they were buying the weapons from Cobra Comander.

    It's important for all America that you brought this to light. Now we know. And...

     
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