Gonzales man sentenced for providing support to ISIS and child pornography
Jaylyn Christopher Molina, also known as Abdur Rahim, 24, is accused of conspiring with a South Carolina man to provide services to ISIS by administering a chat group to share pro-ISIS propaganda and instructions on firearms training and bomb making.
Guadalupe County man pleads guilty to providing material support to ISIS
A 22-year-old Guadalupe County man pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Molina also pleaded guilty to one count of receiving child pornography. Molina faces up to 20 years in federal prison on the conspiracy charge and up to 20 years in federal prison on the child pornography charge. Matthews pleaded guilty in November to a conspiracy charge to provide material support to ISIS. He faces up to 20 years in federal prison and is scheduled for sentencing on March 4.
San Antonio man pleads guilty in plot to provide support to ISIS
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man pleaded guilty to a plot to provide material support to the terrorist organization the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham/Syria, a.k.a. Kristopher Sean Matthews, 34, admitted to conspiring to provide material support to ISIS on Tuesday, John C. Demers, the assistant attorney general for Nation Security, said. Related: FBI: Man arrested in San Antonio for providing support to ISIS, discussing possible terror attacks on U.S. soilOfficials said that Matthews’ plea admitted that he conspired with 22-year-old Jaylyn Christopher Molina of Cost, Texas, to provide services to ISIS by administering an encrypted, members-only chat group for persons who supported ISIS ideology since 2019. The group collected, generated and disseminated pro-ISIS propaganda and sent out firearms training materials and bombmaking instructions to group members and others. Officials said Matthews faces up to 20 years in federal prison, and Molina faces up to 40 years in federal prison upon conviction.
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FBI: Man arrested in San Antonio for providing support to ISIS, discussing possible terror attacks on U.S. soil
SAN ANTONIO – A Gonzales County man arrested by the FBI in San Antonio this week is accused of providing support to ISIS and discussed carrying out attacks in the United States and overseas on behalf of the terrorist group, federal court records reveal. Molina was taken into custody Monday and is scheduled to make an appearance in federal court in San Antonio early next week, records show. In May, Molina posted images in the encrypted chat that provided bomb-making instructions, the criminal complaint states. Court records indicate that Molina is a resident of Cost, Texas, a small town located about 70 miles east of San Antonio. A spokesperson for the San Antonio Office of the FBI did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday night.