FBI Agents Find Rocket Launcher, Pipe Bombs And 110 Illegal Firearms During Massive Florida White Supremacy Sting
A multi-agency sting codenamed “Operation Blackjack” led to the seizure of more than 110 illegal firearms, a rocket launcher and two pipe bombs from members of the United Aryan Brotherhood and neo-Nazi groups based in Pasco County, Florida.
Thirty-nine white supremacists were arrested during the operation. Authorities also seized “several pounds” of meth and fentanyl.
The United Aryan Brotherhood is, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the nation’s oldest white supremacist group. The Anti-Defamation League reported that Unforgiven is a Florida-based neo-Nazi prison group whose insignia “consists of an interlocking Iron Cross and swastika, with SS lightning bolts in the center.”
In May, 57 members of white supremacist groups in Texas — including the state’s Aryan Brotherhood — were charged in a similar meth sting.
Prosecutors accused one man, Richard Mormon, 31, of having “at least two fully functional pipe bombs” though authorities were unsure what he planned on doing with them.
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