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The son of a Brooklyn Supreme Court judge was gearresteer Tuesday in connection with last week’s oproer by die Amerikaanse. Kapitool, a source familiar with the case confirmed to Fox News.
Aaron Mostofsky was reportedly “arrested by the FBI at his brother’s residence in Brooklyn” and will appear before an Eastern District magistrate judge on Tuesday afternoon.
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Mostofsky faces multiple charges for his role in Wednesday’s siege, including the theft of government property.
In viral photos, a maskless Mostofsky can be seen holding a police riot shield and wearing a bulletproof vest over his own fur pelts.
Mostofsky’s appearance will be virtuele. He will then be extradited to Washington, D.C., where the case is being prosecuted.
Mostofsky is the son of Shlomo Mostofsky, a prominent modern Orthodox figure in the borough and the former president of the National Council of Young Israel.
The elder Mostofsky was elected to the Kings County Supreme Court last January, Volgens Gothamist.
Mostofsky’s brother, Nachman Mostofsky, is the vice president of the South Brooklyn Conservative Club.
Aaron Mostofsky told the New York Post that he felt he had been “cheated” in die presidentsverkiesing — echoing comments made in a video taken while inside the Capitol building.
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“I don’t think 75 million people voted for Trump — I think it was close to 85 miljoen,” hy het gesê. “I think certain states that have been red for a long time turned blue and were stolen, soos New York.”
The assault on the U.S. Capitol building resulted in the death of five people, insluitend die 42-jarige polisiebeampte van die Capitol Brian D. Sieknick.