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US Teen Allegedly Falls in Love Online, Tries to Join ISIS Fighters in Syria
ABC News ^ | July 2, 2014 | Clayton Sandell and Michael S. James

Posted on 07/02/2014 7:45:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman met an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighter online, fell in love, vowed to go to Syria to fight and was arrested by the FBI for as she tried to go overseas, U.S. authorities said.

Shannon Maureen Conley, of Arvada, Colorado, was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, ISIS, after agents arrested her at Denver International Airport on April 8 as she tried to board a flight to Frankfurt, Germany, according to a U.S. criminal complaint and a supporting affidavit. She allegedly had booked connecting flights to Istanbul, Turkey, and then to Adana, Turkey, just a few hours' drive from the Syrian border.

Conley, licensed as a certified nurse's aide in Colorado, according to the affidavit, told investigators that she hoped to meet her online suitor in Syria and reside with him near the Turkish border as his wife and a camp nurse. Her parents told investigators her suitor was a 32-year-old Tunisian man, whose name is redacted in the documents.

"When Conley told the suitor she wants to provide his camp with medical services and training, he told her that was good because they needed more nurses," the affidavit read. "Conley stated that she was aware that her plans were potentially illegal and she could possibly get arrested, and therefore she has no intention to return to the U.S....

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Local News; Military/Veterans; Religion
KEYWORDS: isis; islam; syria; terrorism
Goofball.
1 posted on 07/02/2014 7:45:51 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s another thread on this that has her born in 1996 which would make her 17 or 18. Not 19 as this articles states.

Also there is a photo of her where she looks considerably older tha 17, 18 or 19.

This is a weird story.

Really it seems to be a case of a person with some mental health issues and not some kind of national security issue.


2 posted on 07/02/2014 7:50:25 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Couldn’t she just be a Democrat and fight America from here like the rest of them do? Has that become too ordinary?


3 posted on 07/02/2014 7:51:29 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

From her picture, I could see why she’d be having a problem finding a boyfriend and decided to settle for a muzzie.


4 posted on 07/02/2014 7:53:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: ifinnegan

No, they grow them like that there. Boulder especially. No matter who attacked the US, they would work for the other side.


5 posted on 07/02/2014 7:54:52 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

6 posted on 07/02/2014 7:55:00 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ahhh, so sweet. I am going to write up a spec script and send it to Lifetime.


7 posted on 07/02/2014 7:55:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Her excuse was that pot is legal now.


8 posted on 07/02/2014 7:56:32 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She could have helped the Sunni cause better by getting elected as the second Sunni woman American president...


9 posted on 07/02/2014 8:00:52 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

AND she wouldn’t have gotten arrested...


10 posted on 07/02/2014 8:01:21 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The youth of old was rebellious, the youth of today are just freakin crazy.


11 posted on 07/02/2014 8:04:04 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ah good. Another American jihadist.

Guess it didn’t work out for her.


12 posted on 07/02/2014 8:15:39 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The youth of old was rebellious, the youth of today are just freakin crazy.


13 posted on 07/02/2014 8:24:19 PM PDT by traderrob6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This idiot has no idea how she would be treated as a woman in a fundamentalist Muslim society. Or that once in it, she would never be allowed to leave if she changed her mind.


14 posted on 07/02/2014 8:24:46 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: dontreadthis

Lol!


15 posted on 07/02/2014 8:26:46 PM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sounds like those stupid women who fall in love with serial murders, and marry them in prison. They have to have some sort of mental illness, or a serious lack of self-esteem.


16 posted on 07/02/2014 8:28:32 PM PDT by Gumdrop (~)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s like those crazy women who fall in love with imprisoned killers. The difference with this one is that she’s going to pay a higher price. If she succeeds in marrying her Muzzie, she’ll spend the rest of her life seeing life through a veil, and as a beaten and abused woman who has given up her citizenship in the greatest country in the world to live with demon-filled people who will hate her and will have absolutely no respect for her. Personally, I feel that if she wants the guy that much, let her go, but with the stipulation she can’t ever come back.


17 posted on 07/02/2014 8:38:05 PM PDT by holyscroller ( Without God, America is one nation under)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

guess she got too much of that Colorado pot and her brain just flipped to stupid mode


18 posted on 07/02/2014 8:45:53 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What picture?

And frankly, lots of ugly women have relations. I never see anyone judging men for whether they are “guilty” or not. Like to see the terrorist. Probably guilty as hell.


19 posted on 07/02/2014 8:46:01 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, they’ll give her free contraception for sure.....


20 posted on 07/02/2014 8:47:23 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Someone posted a picture on another earlier post about the same woman.


21 posted on 07/02/2014 8:47:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3175330/posts


22 posted on 07/02/2014 8:50:14 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Off with her head.

That’s what she could expect in middle-east down-the-rabbit-hole countries.


23 posted on 07/02/2014 8:57:55 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let her go. One less 0-voter.


24 posted on 07/02/2014 9:16:07 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: traderrob6

No; not crazy, just F#CKEN STUPID.


25 posted on 07/02/2014 9:26:07 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: holyscroller

Feminism is failing American women. Now that they are deemed superior over men, they are complaining that there’s a lack of masculine men.


26 posted on 07/02/2014 9:30:52 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: smokingfrog

Amen.


27 posted on 07/02/2014 9:45:33 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Trod Upon

She’s a CNA. not even a LPN. How much training can she give them? How to empty bed pans? Self deluded too.


28 posted on 07/02/2014 11:52:02 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Women fall in love with prison inmates too. Not smart.


29 posted on 07/03/2014 3:46:45 AM PDT by Mark17 (Rats and RINOs, who are destroying America, may you be screwed by the fickle finger of fate)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Put her in a Military cargo plane and fly her over Isis controlled areas and introduce her to a free HALO drop!


30 posted on 07/05/2014 10:50:45 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: bjorn14

Most likely she will boost morale by whoring for jihad.


31 posted on 07/05/2014 12:51:22 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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