Vicente Solano is apparently a convert to Islam, as he was inspired by the Islamic State and made pro-Islamic State videos. So here again we have a convert to Islam getting the idea that his new religion requires him to commit treason and mass murder. Authorities remain completely uninterested in this oft-recurring phenomenon.
“Miami man inspired by ISIS arrested on charge of trying to blow up a bomb at Dolphin Mall,” by Jay Weaver, Miami Herald, October 21, 2017 (thanks to Darcy):
A Miami man suspected of being inspired by Islamic extremists was arrested Friday night on a charge of attempting to blow up a bomb at the Dolphin Mall by FBI counter-terrorism agents in an undercover operation.
Vicente Solano, who acted alone, was communicating with a confidential informant who tipped off the FBI-led Joint Terrorism Task Force about his alleged plot to carry out a weapons of mass destruction attack on the sprawling mall in Doral, according to authorities.
Before the planned bombing attack, Solano made pro-Islamic State videos, authorities said. But there is no indication he was directed by ISIS terrorists.
When he was arrested, Solano planned to detonate the WMD, which was a sham bomb that he acquired from FBI undercover agents — a strategy deployed in previous counter-terrorism probes in South Florida….