Colleen LaRose, also known as Fatima LaRose — one of those Christian extremists again, no doubt. (Actually, she’s a Misunderstander of Islam.) “Jihad Jane Indicted in Pennsylvania for Murder Plot (Update1),” by Sophia Pearson for Bloomberg, March 9 (thanks to David):
March 9 (Bloomberg) — A Pennsylvania woman who used the alias Jihad Jane plotted to recruit jihadist fighters and conspired to commit murders overseas, according to an indictment unsealed in Philadelphia.
Colleen LaRose, also known as Fatima LaRose, of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was charged with one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, one count of conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, one count of making false statements and one count of attempted identity theft, U.S. Attorney Michael Levy in Philadelphia said today in an e-mailed statement.
The case “demonstrates that terrorists are looking for Americans to join them in their cause, and it shatters any lingering thought that we can spot a terrorist based on appearance,” Levy said.
LaRose and five unindicted co-conspirators located in South Asia, eastern and western Europe and the U.S. allegedly recruited men and women on the Internet who had the ability to travel to and around Europe. LaRose and the co-conspirators allegedly discussed plans including martyring themselves, soliciting funds for terrorists and avoiding travel restrictions to wage a “violent Jihad,” according to the statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office….