A federal grand jury on Thursday accused two Indiana brothers of trying to provide firearms and other forms of support to the Islamic State (ISIS).
Moyad Dannon, 21, and Mahde Dannon, 20, both of Fishers, appeared in US court in Indianapolis, where they face various gun-related charges and a charge of indictment. And attempted to provide material support and resources, including firearms, to the terrorist group. .
The young Dannon was already waiting for his robbery trial when he had introduced to his brother a person working for the FBI as part of a ploy to provide firearms to the informant, a announced the Ministry of Justice.
Federal prosecutors said the two men had sold illegally obtained firearms to the informant between July and December 2018. They began making "ghost weapons", untraceable weapons, buying coins. of firearms without serial number online and by manufacturing semi-cartridges .223 automatic rifles.
According to prosecutors, these rifles were sold to an FBI infiltration agent presented to the pair by the informant. In February, Moyad Dannon went with the undercover agent to the US-Mexico border to sell guns to a potential buyer, who announced that the weapons would be shipped to the Middle East by ISIS.
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The brothers agreed to make 55 more untraceable rifles, which they were told would be used by ISIS. They were arrested on May 15 during an attack.
Both men are liable to a term of up to 10 years for each charge of firearms and 20 years for attempting to provide support to ISIS.