Arizona woman arrested for getting $500 gift card for Al Qaeda to buy rifle scopes

Arizona woman arrested for getting $500 gift card for Al Qaeda to buy rifle scopes
Al Qaeda in its heyday (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Apparently not the sharpest tool in the shed.  She was actually dealing with an undercover FBI agent.]

An Arizona woman was arrested for attempting to provide material support to the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, the FBI said.

According to a news release, Jill Marie Jones was arrested on July 22 after she was communicating with two undercover FBI agents, one of whom she believed to be a member of Al-Qaeda.

Jones allegedly agreed to send money to purchase scopes for rifles that would be used by Al-Qaeda to kill American soldiers. In May, Jones gave the undercover agent $500 on a prepaid gift card.

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Jones then purchased airline tickets to fly overseas to join Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan but changed her flight to Turkey …

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