Just when you think our nation is safe, you’ve got ISIS supporters running loose in America.
Yesterday, we brought you the story of an ISIS (ISIL/IS) supporter threatening a terrorist attack against Chicago on Twitter. Now, an ISIS terrorism supporter has issued threats against an American city; this time Charlotte, North Carolina.
Twitter user John Osborne was tracking down and reporting Twitter accounts which were pushing ISIS propaganda, such as beheadings, designed to instill fear around the world. As Osborne points out, ISIS uses a series of Twitter bots to amplify its ability to get its message out and make its online presence seem much larger than it actually is.
The chatter between the two continued, with Osborne including the official FBI and the CIA accounts in his responses. The ISIS account responded with this:
Osborne then reported the conversation to the FBI.