An ex-Marine from Lengthy Island allegedly plotted mass homicide as a member of a neo-Nazi group known as Rapekrieg that deliberate to rape a number of girls to be able to “to extend the manufacturing of white youngsters,” federal prosecutors declare.
Matthew Belanger, who grew to become a US Marine in 2019, was arrested June 10 in New York on firearms fees however is now being held in federal detention in Hawaii, the place he had been stationed earlier than he was booted from the navy final yr, in accordance with Rolling Stone.
In a July 14 courtroom memo, prosecutors argued Belanger was a “hazard to the neighborhood” and a flight danger, noting he had allegedly plotted to assault an unnamed Lengthy Island synagogue with firearms and do-it-yourself explosives, reminiscent of Molotov cocktails.
Rapekrieg’s members skilled with tactical gear and actual weapons as they mentioned a number of assaults “together with the rape of ‘enemies’ to injure, oppress, threaten, and intimidate, and the rape of white girls to extend the manufacturing of white youngsters” with the objective of making a white “ethno-state,” Craig Nolan, assistant US Lawyer for the District of Hawaii, wrote within the courtroom submitting.
The group’s acknowledged enemy was the “Zionist Order of Governments,” a phrase widespread amongst anti-Semitic and neo-Nazi teams, the courtroom paperwork posted by Rolling Stone present.
Belanger has not been charged over his alleged involvement within the group, however with making false statements to a federal firearms licensee to be able to purchase two weapons by a “straw man” who’s a New York officer, in accordance with the filings. Belanger pleaded not responsible in Honolulu on these fees Monday, Rolling Stone stated.
The FBI started investigating Belanger in 2020 and located by searches of his residence within the barracks and digital gadgets to discover a disturbing trove that included “1,950 photos, movies and paperwork associated to white energy teams, Nazi literature, brutality in the direction of the Jewish neighborhood, brutality in the direction of girls, rape, mass murders,” in accordance with the journal.
He additionally allegedly regarded to foment hate between teams by posting from a phony Twitter as a Jewish man to make derogatory statements about minority teams.
Two members of Rapekrieg spoke to the FBI as informants about Belanger’s alleged exercise, which included collaborating in military-style tactical coaching and surveillance of a synagogue, in addition to serving to to put in writing a disturbing manifesto for the group, the courtroom paperwork claimed.