– NEW YEAR’S EVE PLOT FOILED IN NEW YORK
A New Year’s Eve terror attack. inside a Rochester bar. has been foiled by police in New York state.
According to officials on 12/31/2015 25-year-old Emanuel Lutchman, who has been charged with attempting to provide material support to so-called Islamic State, was allegedly plotting a machete attack on diners at a restaurant in the city of Rochester in the name of ISIS.
FBI special agent Adam S. Cohen said in a statement: “The FBI thwarted Emanuel Lutchman’s intent to kill civilians on New Year’s Eve. Lutchman told FBI agents he was working on orders from overseas, and had “planned to commit an armed attack against civilians at a restaurant/bar” in Rochester as part of his plan to join the terror group, according to a release from the Department of Justice.
“The FBI remains concerned about people overseas who use the Internet to inspire people in the United States to commit acts of violence where they live.”
The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000.
** Emanuel Lutchman is a self-professed Muslim convert with a criminal history dating back to 2006. This includes a New York state conviction for robbery in that year, for which he served five years in prison.
Lutchman has also been arrested a number of times for ‘mental hygiene’ issues, according to the Department of Justice.
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