Nutty “Eco-Terrorist” Wanted

Canadian Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, 39, is accused of being one of the worst eco-terrorists in United States history.

On November 29, she surrendered to the FBI at the Canada-Washington border and Rubin is now being held in Washington. Rubin will eventually be moved to Oregon where she will stand trail for federal arson, using a destructive device, and conspiracy charges, stemming from crimes allegedly committed in Oregon, Colorado, and California.

According to the FBI, Rubin is charged with participating in a number of arson cases including:

  • November 30, 1997, U.S. Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Facility (Oregon)
  • October 19, 1998, Eight counts of arson stemming from a string of attacks that destroyed Two Elk Lodge, and several other Vail ski area buildings (Colorado)
  • October 15, 2001, BLM Litchfield Wild Horse and Burro Corals (California)
  • December 22, 1998, Attempted arson at U.S. Forest Industries, Inc. (Oregon)

Rubin was part of group calling themselves “The Family”, which had…

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