DOJ seizes $90K from black agitator who ‘stormed Capitol,’ sold footage to news outlets

DOJ seizes $90K from black agitator who ‘stormed Capitol,’ sold footage to news outlets
John Earle Sullivan (Image: Utah County Jail)

[Ed. – Justice is blind, so deal with it.]

U.S. authorities have confiscated roughly $90,000 from a Utah man who sold footage of a woman being fatally shot during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, according to court filings.

Prosecutors also have filed additional criminal charges against the man, John Earle Sullivan, a self-described political activist who is accused of entering the Capitol building and participating in the riot, the filings unsealed on Thursday showed.

Sullivan now faces a total of eight criminal counts, including weapons charges, related to the riot. Sullivan’s lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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According to the court filings, Sullivan portrayed himself as an independent journalist who was reporting on the chaos, but actually encouraged other participants to “burn” the building and engage in violence.

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