The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reported to have interviewed three Muslims in Texas about an election time terror plot.
There was “online chatter on terrorist websites” which mentioned attacks Monday in Texas, New York, and Virginia, Fox 4 in Dallas reported.
CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) was reported to have told The Dallas Morning News that the FBI started their interviews over the weekend.
Alia Salem posted a PSA on her Facebook page saying, “Happy to see the first video about what to do if the FBI contacts you is going viral and raising awareness. The community is understandably nervous but I say to you this, DON’T BE! This is a great opportunity to understand your rights!”
Salem, the executive director for CAIR in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area added, “It’s important for us to cooperate with law enforcement for legitimate needs that make our community safer but while we do so and assert our rights to protect ourselves and family in the process. This is why we have these rights.”
North Texas, specifically Garland, Texas, was the site of a terrorist attack by two Islamic extremists in May 2015. The Islamic terrorists drove from Phoenix, Arizona, to the site of a Mohammed Art contest. The were killed by a local officer when they charged out of their car with assault rifles and grenades. They wearing body armor.