ZACHARY CHESSER ARRESTED BY FBI
Zachary Adam Chesser, 20, a Muslim convert from Fairfax County, Virginia, USA, is the suspect of posting, under the name Abu Talhah Al-Amrikee, threat against South-Park TV series, in late 04/2010, in the REVOLUTIONMUSLIM.COM website, run by Jesse C. Morton. He was arrested by the FBI, on Wednesday 07/21/2010, after he allegedly tried to board a flight to Africa with his infant son. Zachary Chesser was charged with the South Park threat and with giving material support to the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab.
According to records, Zachary Chesser, an Oakton High School grad, who converted to Islam in summer 2008, told federal agents he twice tried to travel to Somalia to join al-Shabab as a fighter. Zachary Chesser told F.B.I. investigators that he twice tried to fly to Somalia to join the Shabab, which has links to Al Qaeda. The second time, on 07/10/2010, when he tried to board a plane bound for Uganda (see -Kampala Bombings), he was told he was on the no-fly list. He had told his wife he was taking their young son along for “cover,” the documents say.
Zachary Chesser also admitted to be in connection through e-mail with Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen.
Another USA citizen devotee of Anwar al-Awlaki, Paul Rockwood, was arrested simultaneously in Alaska.
* Zachary Chesser agreed to plead guilty , on Wednesday 10/20/2010, to providing material support to terrorists and other charges including posting an online attack against the creators of the animated TV series "South Park" due to a depiction of the Prophet Mohammed.
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