FBI Busts Teen for Alleged Terrorist Support to Syria

The FBI claims Shannon Conley, 19, believed "Jihad is the only answer to correct the wrongs against the Muslim world."
1:52 | 07/03/14

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We're gonna turn out of those growing fears about homegrown terrorists this headline a nineteen year old Colorado woman in custody this morning. Charged with trying to help Islamic radicals in Syria the FBI busting her while trying to board a flight. Heading overseas ABC senior justice correspondent Pierre Thomas in Washington with -- late details force this morning Peter good morning. Good morning David sources tell us more than seventy Americas have gone to Syria to try to join radicals there. The FBI says this case is disturbing evidence of that new trend. This morning at Denver woman is facing prosecution for allegedly trying to help al-Qaeda inspired radicals in Syria. Nineteen year old Shannon Connolly shown in this FaceBook photo. Was arrested in April attempting to board a Denver flight bound for Germany. Her goal authorities say to -- waged Jihad. In newly unsealed documents the FBI claims that -- a certified nurses -- fell in love with an Islamic extremists in Syria via -- According to the charges currently believed. Jihad is the only answer to correct the wrongs against the Muslim world neighbors from required hometown were shocked. This little unnerving. Especially with -- -- and all I'm going on over there it's definitely a little scary. Carly -- suspicion after she started attending faith Bible church. And criticizing the -- support for Israel's she said. Things like I am pursuing the Muslim faith. So we -- fine but that's when she begin to have very strange. The pastor called police after he said she became aggressive and refused to leave the church the FBI showed up but that apparently did not -- com. Who over the course of months allegedly told investigators she liked the idea of guerrilla warfare and refer to US bases as targets. When -- -- warned Carly to be careful about her actions he allegedly said quote rather go to prison -- do nothing.

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