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LA man, who called for murder of Jews, sentenced to nearly five years

“This violent extremist not only made numerous threats to kill Jews, but also was amassing weapons capable of carrying out acts of violence,” stated Martin Estrada, the U.S. attorney for the Central District of California.

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A 35-year-old man from Reseda, Calif., who called for the genocide of Jews, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison on Friday for illegally possessing ammunition and eight devices that make semi-automatic guns work like automatic ones, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California stated.

“This violent extremist not only made numerous threats to kill Jews but also was amassing weapons capable of carrying out acts of violence,” stated Martin Estrada, the U.S. attorney for the Central District of California.

“Hateful behavior of this sort has no place in our society, and we will continue to use all the tools available to protect the community from violence driven by racially motivated ideology,” Estrada said.

A convicted felon, Ryan Scott Bradford associates with a “racially motivated violent extremist group,” per the U.S. Justice Department. On Jan. 11, Bradford pleaded guilty to one count each of possessing ammunition and machine guns as a felon.

On July 27, 2023, law-enforcement officials found 116 rounds of ammunition and items with swastikas and other Nazi symbols. Per the Justice Department, he also called for mass murder and genocide of Jews.

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