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Operator of radical Muslim site to plead guilty
AP via SFGate ^ | 2/8/12 | MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

Posted on 02/08/2012 2:54:29 PM PST by SmithL

A Muslim convert from Brooklyn who ran a website that posted threats against the creators of the television show "South Park" is expected to enter a federal guilty plea, his attorney said Wednesday.

Jesse Curtis Morton, also known as Younus Abdullah Mohammad, was charged last year with communicating threats and has been in custody since he was arrested in Morocco in October.

A plea agreement hearing in U.S. District Court in Alexandria has been scheduled for Thursday. Morton's lawyer, James Hundley, confirmed Morton will plead to three counts, including conspiracy and communicating threats. Each count will carry a maximum sentence of 5 years, Hundley said.

Last year, another operator of the Revolution Muslim website, Zachary Chesser, was sentenced to 25 years in prison. He admitted he posted threats against the "South Park" creators for an episode that supposedly defamed the prophet Muhammad.

Chesser went even further, twice trying to travel to Somalia to join the terrorist group al-Shabab. On his second attempt, he traveled with his infant child in tow on the theory that he would appear less suspicious to authorities.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: ropma; southpark; trop

1 posted on 02/08/2012 2:54:41 PM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL
Trey Parker and Matt Stone gave us more than just South Park:

2 posted on 02/08/2012 3:06:11 PM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Old Sarge

America, F#@&K YEAH!

3 posted on 02/09/2012 6:14:14 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: SmithL; mickie
"Morton will plead guilty to 3 counts including 'communicating threats'........"

How does this count charged against Morton differ from the Occupy Wall Streeters' communicated threats of physical violence against Breitbart, Gingrich and others who are scheduled to speak at CPAC this week?


4 posted on 02/09/2012 6:42:51 AM PST by MinuteGal
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