The Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio says he started selling Black Lives Matter and anti-Trump T-shirts after card-processing companies refused to work with his other businesses
The Proud Boys leader told The Wall Street Journal about the group's financial problems. Tarrio said he has struggled to make money as card processors keep refusing to work with his group. He said he found a loophole by starting a secret business to sell political T-shirts to liberals.
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New Telegram audio transcripts show how Proud Boys panicked when members started getting arrested after the Capitol riot
Telegram conversations obtained by the FBI show how the Proud Boys squabbled after the Capitol riot. Audio transcripts were released in Seattle chapter leader Ethan Nordean's court filing. They show members worried about arrests and others angry that some even went to DC. See more stories on Insider's business page.
By Marshall Cohen | CNN A private Proud Boys audio chat that was made public Tuesday shows how the right-wing group fell into dysfunction and finger-pointing as its members got arrested after the US Capitol riot. Defense attorneys for Ethan Nordean, a leader of the Proud Boys in Washington state, released a rough transcript of the audio messages in a court filing.
"We are f--ked...they are coming for us," one member said, according to court filings, which say the chat happened on February 1 as the national manhunt for Capitol rioters ramped up. Another member said that the situation "completely f--king crashes and burns on us."
A former California police chief and five other men have been indicted on conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to court documents made public Thursday. Among those charged is a former La Habra police chief who founded a far-right group called the American Phoenix Project, which was formed to protest pandemic-related restrictions and has also helped pushed the lie that the election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
A federal judge denied a Capitol riot suspect's claim that his health was getting worse in jail, and kept him inside
Christopher Worrell, a member of the Proud Boys, was charged in March with joining the Capitol riot. Worrell, who has non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, asked to be freed from jail, saying he was being denied adequate treatment. A judge denied the request Wednesday and said Worrell's medical conditions had not worsened.
Shawn Price sent his mother and others Facebook messages on Jan. 6 saying he led the breach of the U.S. Capitol, the FBI said. A Proud Boy member accused of breaching the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and then boasting about it to his mother and other Facebook users was arrested Tuesday in New Jersey.
OTTAWA/LONDON, Ontario -Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday promised to take more action to dismantle far-right groups after a hate-motivated attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in the city of London, Ontario. “This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,” Trudeau said in the House of Commons after observing a moment of silence.
This is the bizarre story connecting a far-right paramilitary group to an effort in Nevada to pressure election officials to overturn the 2020 election results. “These guys were too stupid to look into my progressive politics,” Ashton-Cirillo told The Daily Beast in a phone interview this week, “because they were so eager to tokenize me.”
Nevada GOP consultant tried to recruit the Proud Boys to fill out a pro-Trump election rally: report
A Nevada GOP consultant tried to recruit the far-right Proud Boys for an event, The Washington Post reported. Woodrow Johnston was hired to investigate election fraud before being tasked with organizing a rally. Johnston said he needed "to get the Proud Boys out" to a post-election rally for Trump at a Las Vegas election department.
Indictments. Infighting. Incarceration. Former President Donald Trump's lies about a stolen 2020 election united right-wing supporters, conspiracy theorists and militants on Jan. 6, but the aftermath of the insurrection is roiling two of the most prominent far-right extremist groups at the U.S. Capitol that day.
Indictments. Infighting. Incarceration. Former President Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen 2020 election united right-wing supporters, conspiracy theorists and militants on Jan. 6, but the aftermath of the insurrection is roiling two of the most prominent far-right extremist groups at the U.S. Capitol that day.
At least 70% of people charged in the Capitol riot have been released as they wait for trial, according to a Guardian analysis. Multiple alleged members of the Proud Boys and the Oath Keepers, two groups facing the most serious conspiracy charges related to their alleged plans for violence, have been released before trial, though some prominent leaders in these groups remain in custody.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republicans in Nevada are calling for an investigation into a vote last month to censure the GOP secretary of state after allegations emerged that the balloting was swayed by activists with ties to the far-right Proud Boys extremist group. The Clark County Republican Party, representing Las Vegas and the most populated part of the state, along with Republicans in the state Senate, called for a review of the vote after a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal alleged the Nevada Republican Party added about 40 people, including activists with extremist ties, to its membership the day of the censure vote to ensure the measure passed.
FLORIDA — A member of the Proud Boys from Bradenton is arrested for taking part in the siege on the U.S. Capitol; the federal government releases secret UFO files with sightings in Florida; and a "seriously nice" airline launches in Tampa: see these stories and more on this week's Florida Patch sites.