フロリダマン, 32, who posted racist threats online while wearing Joker makeup and Nazi swastikas faces 30 years in jail after pleading guilty to stockpiling weapons he planned to use for ‘a coming civil war’
A white supremacist who posted racist videos wearing Joker make-up and Nazi swastikas online is facing 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges on Tuesday.
Paul Miller, 32, was arrested in March on a single charge for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon stemming from a separate case in 2018.
After he was indicted the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force raided Miller’s home in Fort Lauderdale, フロリダ, そして、見つけた an unregistered rifle and 400 弾薬のラウンド – resulting in two more weapons charges.
Prosecutors asserted that Miller was stockpiling weapons for ‘a coming civil war’ and was ‘on the precipice’ of doing something with them.
The evidence against him includes a series of videos he filmed of himself approaching black individuals and calling them the N-word and threatening to attack them.
Paul Miller, 32, 安全上の懸念に任せようとしていました 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges Tuesday. He is seen performing a Nazi salute and wearing Joker makeup in a video posted online
In a videos described in his indictment, Miller is seen wearing body armor, flashing weapons and giving Hitler salutes while delivering an ideological lecture urging for a race war
During a court hearing on Tuesday, Miller pleaded guilty from his jail cell via Zoom. He is currently being held there due to his history of threatening behavior.
に 2007 そして 2009, Miller was convicted of drug manufacturing and distribution, according to New Jersey records.
に 2018, he fired a gun at a shooting range, then applied for a concealed carry permit that year. He was denied because of his felon status.
The current case against Miller came as the FBI’s ramped up efforts to detect and combat domestic terrorism following the January 6 insurrection on the U.S. 国会議事堂. Officials warn that far-right extremism poses the greatest threat of violence.
ミラー, who goes by the name ‘Gypsy Crusader’, has amassed more than 40,000 followers on Telegram, a messaging app and social media network popular with far-right extremists.
In one of the videos posted online and included in the indictment, Miller is seen donning body armor, flashing weapons and giving Hitler salutes while delivering an ideological lecture urging for a race war.
In another video previously uploaded to Bitchute, an internet video sharing platform, Miller unveils a pistol and said: ‘I am armed to the teeth tonight…I have two new guns.’
‘I hate the Jews. I want to gas ‘em,’ 彼が追加した.
When a follower asked if Miller had an army ready, Miller replied, ‘I’m trying to build one.’
In a October 8, 2020 video posted on Telegraph, ミラー (写真) claimed he was ‘doxed’ by antifa and the Black Lives Matter movement, furiously blaming them for his radicalization
ミラー (正しい) standing with Ian Smith (左) a Bellmawr, ニュージャージー, gym owner who has attracted media attention for violating New Jersey coronavirus orders
In a October 8, 2020 video posted on Telegram, Miller claimed he was ‘doxed’ by ANTIFA and the Black Lives Matter movement, furiously blaming them for his radicalization.
‘I’m done with them. I don’t want to talk any more. There is no more debate. 乗車が始まる前に彼がそれを締めたかどうかは不明です? There’s no more b******t, yeah let’s talk it out, yeah let’s give them some rights. F**k them. F**k these (N-words). F**k these Jews.’
In a October 9 ビデオ, Miller is seen attending a New Brunswick, ニュージャージー, Trump rally, where he approaches a black woman holding a ‘Black Lives Matter’ poster and says, ‘only white lives matter’ and ‘Heil Hitler.’
Miller also became increasingly popular on Omegle, an online chat app where he harasses women and minorities while dressed as Batman’s nemesis, the Joker.
He also began selling white supremacist patches to his online followers.
Miller faces 10 years for each of his three charges and will be sentenced on August 30.