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Connecticut Man Charged With Trying To Fight For ISIS

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The Daily Beast

‘Jihad Is The Way To Go’: Connecticut Man Charged With Trying To Fight For ISIS

“I’ve been ready for quite a long time now. I just need help to get out of here,” 26-year-old Kevin Imam McCormick allegedly told an FBI informant.

by Seamus Hughes and Pilar Melendez

After tips from Islamic Centers in two different states, authorities arrested a Connecticut man they allege attempted to travel overseas to join the Islamic State.

Kevin Imam McCormick, 26, was charged on Oct. 21 with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization after a months-long FBI investigation and allegedly pledging his allegiance to ISIS and its leader in a video.

“I do like, I do like ISIS because Abu Musa was like my hero, I cry when I watch that video,” he said during one conversation with an FBI informant, according to court documents unsealed Thursday.

Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/kevin-imam-mccormick-charged-with-trying-to-join-isis