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SF IMC confirms details of Federal raid on anarchist web site

Details from yesterday's Federal raid of Raisethefist.com
INFORMATION OBTAINED BY SF INDYMEDIA FROM LOS ANGELES FBI FIELD OFFICE

http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2002/01/114474.php

On Thursday, January 24th, around 4pm, the Los Angeles FBI served a search warrant to the owner of anarchist website raisethefist.com. The search warrant was based on charges around "computer fraud and abuse" as well as "distribution of information related to explosives, destructive devices, and/or weapons of mass destruction." When asked if they had raided raisethefist.com, FBI spokesperson Cheryl Mimura from the FBI Los Angeles Field Office confirmed that it "was shut down." The warrant was served by the Los Angles Task Force on Terrorism, but the FBI denies that this warrant is related in any way to the September 11th attacks. Ms. Mimura could not confirm that law enforcement entered raisethefist.com owner's house with "machine guns, shotguns and hand guns" as reported in

The original notice about this raid can be found href="http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2002/01/114428.php">here.

 
 

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