Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

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Brandon Straka, 45, used his social media influence to encourage and defend the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol. The judge also sentenced Straka to three years of probation and ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine. Straka's personal Twitter account has nearly 500,000 followers. The Nebraska native pleaded guilty in October to a disorderly conduct charge.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year's riot was sentenced on Monday to three months of home detention after a federal prosecutor accused him of abusing his online platform to…

4 months ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year’s riot has been sentenced to three months of home detention

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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The Toronto Star

Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year’s riot was sentenced on Monday to three months of...

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Newsweek

Social media influencer Brandon Straka gets home confinement, $5K fine in Jan. 6 riot case

Prosecutors said Straka, the founder of the "WalkAway" campaign, used his personal Twitter account to encourage people to storm the Capitol.

4 months ago·United States
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Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year's riot was sentenced on Monday to three months of home detention after a federal prosecutor accused him of abusing his online platform to stir up the mob.U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said she finds it “deeply disturbing” that Brandon Straka, 45, used his social media influence to encourage and defend the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capito…

4 months ago·Jacksonville, United States
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Social media figure gets home detention in Capitol riot case

A pro-Trump social media influencer who posted video of himself at the U.S. Capitol during last year's riot was sentenced on Monday to three months of home detention after a federal prosecutor accused him of abusing his online platform to stir up the mob.U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich said she finds it “deeply disturbing” that Brandon Straka, 45, used his social media influence to encourage and defend the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capito…

4 months ago·Detroit, United States
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