Two men were arrested Sept. 3 for allegedly attempting to conspire with and support the Palestinian terror organization Hamas.
Michael Robert Solomon and Benjamin Ryan Teeter, who appeared Friday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota, believed their views aligned with those of Hamas, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
Authorities said the pair, who are members of the Boogaloo Bois, wanted to work as “mercenaries” for Hamas, hoping to generate cash for their group.
In reporting on the allegations, CBS News referred to the Boogaloo Bois as a “far-right” group.
CBS’ headline read: “2 members of far-right group Boogaloo Bois charged with attempting to support Hamas.”
“Two self-described members of the far-right group Boogaloo Bois have been charged with attempting to conspire and become ‘assets’ for Hamas, the Justice Department said on Friday,” the outlet added.
“Hamas is designated by the U.S.