Crime

QAnon Shaman Rioter Pictured with Rudy Giuliani, Faces 10 Years in Federal Prison

One of the rioters has been identified. 32-year-old Jake Angeli was identified as the man who stormed the capital building while wearing Viking horns. Angeli is a member of QAnon and is often referred to as the QAnon Shaman. He traveled to Washington D.C. from his home state of Arizona:

Here he is with Rudy Giuliani:

Angeli will now face 10 years in federal prison due to a law that Donald Trump signed this year.

Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen vowed that pro-Trump rioters who entered the U.S. Capitol would “face the full consequences of their actions under the law,” and those consequences could include being charged under President Trump’s executive order authorizing up to 10 years in prison for “injury of federal property”.

“Our criminal prosecutors have been working throughout the night with special agents and investigators from the U.S. Capitol Police, FBI, ATF, Metropolitan Police Department and the public to gather the evidence, identify perpetrators and charge federal crimes where warranted. Some participants in yesterday’s violence will be charged today, and we will continue to methodically assess evidence, charge crimes and make arrests in the coming days and weeks to ensure that those responsible are held accountable under the law” – Jeffrey Rosen

Source: The Indepedent

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