CHICAGO, IL - In the midst of the ISIS crisis, the plot thickens right here on American soil. This time, it's due to a family affair of treason. Two cousins, arrested for allegedly supporting ISIS; and one of them is an American soldier.
Hasan Edmonds, a 22-year-old Army National Guard specialist, was arrested at Chicago's Midway airport, where he was allegedly about to fly to Cairo, Egypt to join ISIS.
Hasan's cousin, 29-year-old Jonas Edmonds, was arrested at his home in Aurora for allegedly plotting an attack on a U.S. Military facility in Illinois.
The Feds say Jonas approached an undercover FBI employee to assist in the attack and planned on using his cousin's uniform and intel to gain access to the facility.
Both Edmonds are each charged with one count of conspiring to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization.
In the U.S., traitors trying to hitch flights to join or support terrorist groups seems to be a growing problem.
FBI director, James Comey said, "We have investigations focusing on these people we call home-grown violent extremists in all 50 states. Until about a month ago, it was 49 states, no Alaska, that's changed, we got all 50."