The chief of a Chicago-area road gang admitted in federal court docket that he tried on three separate events to supply monetary assist to ISIS.
Jason Brown, who additionally glided by Abdul Ja’Me, tried to supply $500 in assist of ISIS — aka the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham — three separate occasions in 2019, in line with a Department of Justice (DOJ) launch.
According to court docket paperwork, the 41-year-old believed that he had given the cash to a confidential supply, believing it will be despatched to an ISIS soldier in fight in Syria.
However, the person to whom he supplied the cash was confidentially working with legislation enforcement, and the ISIS fighter was really an undercover legislation enforcement officer.
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Along with making an attempt to assist the phobia group, Brown admitted that in 2019 he trafficked fentanyl and different unlawful medicine from California to the Chicago suburbs.
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The drug trafficker additionally admitted to illegally possessing a number of loaded handguns to additional his unlawful actions.
According to the felony grievance, Brown was the chief of the AHK road gang, which is predicated within the Chicago suburb of Bellwood, and comprised of former members of different gangs, together with the Black P Stones, Gangster Disciples, and Four Corner Hustlers.
AHK members trafficked varied narcotics within the Chicago space, together with a fentanyl analogue, heroin, and cocaine, and infrequently boasted in regards to the gang’s actions on social media, the fees allege.
On Wednesday, Brown pleaded responsible to 1 depend of making an attempt to supply materials assist to ISIS, one depend of distributing fentanyl and one depend of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Brown faces a compulsory minimal penalty of 5 years in jail and a most penalty of life in jail for the firearms cost; a compulsory minimal penalty of 5 years in jail and a most penalty of 40 years in jail for the drug cost; and a most penalty of 20 years in jail for the terrorism cost.
He is scheduled to be sentenced May 28.