US Neo-Nazi pleads guilty to hate crimes charge


Washington (AFP) – A neo-Nazi leader admitted federal hate crimes charges Wednesday for threatening journalists and activists campaigning against anti-Semitism, the US Justice Department announced. Cameron Shea, 25, was arrested with three others in early 2020 after they were spotted conspiring in an encrypted online chat group to threaten mainly reporters and advocates, mostly Jewish or people of color, the department said. They “created posters, which featured Nazi symbols, masked figures with guns and Molotov cocktails, and threatening messages, to deliver or mail to the journalists or advo…

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