The FBI arrested a man at a Queens home on Tuesday night subsequent to examining asserted online dangers of sending an equipped procession to the US Capitol, law enforcement sources said.
The man, recognized as 40-year-old Eduardo Florea, was arrested on a federal weapons charge at the Middle Village home close to Elliot Avenue and 76th Street, as per sources acquainted with the investigation.
Sources said Florea was associated with posting on the web about a week ago’s Capitol attack, however it was resolved he didn’t join in.
It was not promptly clear if the supposed procession danger was in association with the Capitol revolt or a different possibly arranged occasion.
Florea was likewise being tested for potential associations with the extreme right Proud Boys, sources told.
Notwithstanding federal agents, individuals from the NYPD’s Counterterrorism Bureau were seen at the home Tuesday night.