Samuel Baptiste posted documents titled ‘Instruction: How to Make a Homemade Pipe Bomb’ and ‘Improvised Explosive Devices’.
A 29-year-old Florida man pleaded guilty on Monday to attempting to physically support terrorism after posting several documents online for ISIS terrorists with instructions on making domestic bombs.
Samuel Baptiste faces up to 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine and life under supervised release when he is sentenced in January. Southern District of Florida.
In November 2016, Baptiste uploaded documents titled “Instructions: How to Make a Homemade Pipe Bomb,” “Pipe Bombs,” “Improvised Explosive Devices” and “Improvised Munitions Black Book, Volume 1.”
Former Chicago college student charged with terrorism, trying to help IS
According to the US attorney prosecuting the case, “documents were uploaded to people they believed were acting on behalf of ISIS.”
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He was originally charged In August 2018, four counts of distributing explosives-related information, one count of attempting to provide material assistance to a foreign terrorist organization and one count of attempting to provide material assistance to terrorists.
Baptiste was previously sentenced to 80 months in prison on federal weapons charges.