According to the government’s filing, a witness told investigators that Belanger was one of the leaders of a neo-Nazi affiliated group called Rapekrieg, 和 “procured weapons, uniforms, and tactical gear, and discussed committing attacks on a synagogue, Jewish persons, 女人, and minorities.”
The group also allegedly discussed raping their “enemies” and the rape of “white women to increase the production of white children in furtherance of Rapekrieg’s goal of creating a white ethno-state through accelerationist means,” 根据检察官.
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According to a friend of Belanger who was interviewed by the FBI, Belanger, using a social media account with the name Adolf Hitler, received a document from another user discussing attacks on Jewish targets and containing the names and addresses of two popular Jewish community figures, according to the government’s filing.
An alleged member of the Rapekrieg group was interviewed by the FBI and said group members had obtained uniforms and body armor, and had practiced together using real firearms approximately once a year since 2017, 检察官说.
According to the same individual, Belanger and other Rapekrieg group members had discussed opening fire on a synagogue “but eventually decided that burning it down at night using Molotov cocktails was a better plan,” the government alleges.
FBI agents interviewed other alleged members of the group who told investigators Belanger was an author of a Rapekrieg manifesto that contained numerous White nationalist, misogynistic and anti-Semitic passages.
迄今为止, court records do not indicate Belanger has been charged with hate crimes nor conducting or threatening attacks.
CNN has reached out to the US Attorney’s Office in Honolulu to determine whether any additional charges will be filed against Belanger or other members of the Rapekrieg group.
The three counts associated with unlawfully obtaining a firearm carry a collective maximum sentence of 20 如果被定罪，将入狱多年, 根据检察官.
Belanger’s trial is scheduled for September.