The Enemy Within
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|Shannon, pictured in a circle, with her mother (bottom center) and three older |
sisters in 2012 before her conversion to Islam.
U.S. nurse arrested trying to join ISIS
A 19-year-old Denver woman has been arrested on terrorism charges for allegedly plotting to travel to Syria and join an Islamist extremist she had met online and was planning to marry.
Shannon Maureen Conley was taken into custody in April while trying to board a flight to Turkey with the alleged goal of meeting up with members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group, also known as ISIS, it was revealed on Wednesday.
According to a criminal complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Conley conspired to commit an offense against the United States.
When questioned by officials, the teenager freely admitted that she wanted to use her American military training to wage jihad on the U.S., CBS Denver reported.
Read more: Daily Mail