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Texas man charged with planning to blow up Amazon data centre in Virginia

After receiving what the man thought was a bomb from a like-minded person, but it was actually a dud provided by an FBI undercover employee.

Court documents say Pendley came to the FBI’s attention after agents received a tip that he was posting alarming statements on a forum popular with militia groups, mymilitia.com. He began communicating through an encrypted messaging app with another person, who told the FBI that Pendley planned to use plastic explosives to attack the tech company’s data centers “to kill about 70% of the internet.

Court documents say he was also present at the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot, but a law enforcement official said there’s no indication that he entered the building.

Source- CNBC

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