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Two men arrested in 'continuing crackdown on extremism' in Michigan; charges to follow

October 29, 2020, 10:32 AM

Two more men have been arrested as part of a crackdown on extremist threats in Michigan, with Attorney General Dana Nessel scheduled to give more details on the case later today. It is not, The Detroit News' Robert Snell reports, related to the alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer. 

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (File photo)

According to the story

A team of FBI agents arrested a 25-year-old man in Bad Axe and a 35-year-old man in Taylor, according to a source familiar with the investigation.

...The arrests came 13 months after unexpected visitors arrived at a home in Dexter owned by Dawn and husband Rich Shea, who had moved into the home in August.

At the time, the couple was unaware their new home address was being shared on a white supremacy message board. That's because white supremacists wrongly believed the address belonged to Daniel Harper, host of an Antifa podcast "I Don’t Speak German,” according to an article in The Informant newsletter.


Read more:  The Detroit News


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