Right Wing Crime

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Displaying 11 Scandals
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  • Extremist Mark Rissi
    Political Violence
    Threatened to hang multiple elected officials in Arizona over a series of unhinged voicemail messages ranting about them not doing enough to overturn the 2020 election
    14 Apr 2023
    He pleaded guilty to threatening government officials and is awaiting sentencing
  • Extremist Etil Reggad
    Conspired with a neo-Nazi hate group to murder his entire military platoon based overseas by sharing confidential information like the exact location of the base and number of soldiers who would guarding it that they could use to plan a surprise attack on the base
    03 Mar 2023
    He pleaded guilty to illegally sharing confidential military information with the Order of the Nine Angels hate group and was sentenced to 45 years in prison
  • Extremist Jack Eugene Carpenter III
    Political Violence & Hate Crime
    Threatened to assassinate Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and other Jewish members of state government and was found with multiple firearms and ammunition in his possession when authorities arrested him
    02 Mar 2023
    According to charging documents filed by federal prosecutors
  • Guardians of the Divinity
    Anti-LGBT Hate Crime
    Vandalized the area outside a gay councilmember's home with bigoted and hateful graffiti then illegally entered the building resulting in two of the vandals being arrested for trespassing
    19 Dec 2022
    According to a report filed by local media
  • Anti-LGBT Extremist Matthew Lindner
    Anti-LGBT Hate Crime
    Threatened to hurt doctor who cares for LGBTQ+ children
    02 Dec 2022
    According to charging documents filed by federal authorities
  • Extremist David DePape
    Violently attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband with a hammer causing him to be hospitalized with severe damage to his face and hands after he broke into their home with the intention of taking Speaker Pelosi hostage and breaking her knees if she didn't tell him what he wanted to hear
    28 Oct 2022
    According to San Francisco Police Chief William Scott
  • Extremist Ricky Shiffer
    Attempted to attack an FBI field office in Cincinnati before fleeing to a secluded area and engaging in an armed standoff with the police until being killed three days after Donald Trump's residence was raided by the FBI
    11 Aug 2022
    According to voluminous news reports of the attack
  • Extremist Jeremy Hanson
    Anti-LGBT Hate Crime
    Threatened to bomb Merriam-Webster dictionary offices because he was angry about their definitions of certain genders
    22 Apr 2022
    According to an indictment announced by U.S. Attorney's in Massachusetts
  • Extremist Franklin Barrett Sechriest
    Hate Crime
    Intentionally started a large fire at a Texas synagogue using a five-gallon container filled with an accelerant and toilet paper
    24 Mar 2022
    According to an indictment announced by the U.S. Attorney's Office
  • State Rep. Matt Shea [R-WA]
    Planned and participated in the armed takeover and occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in rural Oregon
    20 Dec 2019
    He was expelled from the GOP conference after an independent investigation found he engaged in domestic terrorism
  • Antisemite Robert Bowers
    Hate Crime
    Killed eleven Jewish worshipers and injured five responding police officers in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA
    27 Oct 2018
    According to an initial and superseding indictment announced by U.S. Attorney's