Jaylyn Christopher Molina

Charged: September 17, 2020
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Texas
District
Western District of Texas
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
 Jaylyn Christopher Molina
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Jaylyn Christopher Molina and Kristopher Sean Matthews communicated about ISIS and its ideology in a group on an encrypted messaging application. Among the members of the group was an FBI informant. Molina and Matthews began communicating with an undercover agent, who was posing as an ISIS facilitator. Molina and Matthews allegedly recorded themselves pledging allegiance to ISIS and then sent the videos to the undercover agent. They also allegedly shared ISIS propaganda and bomb-making information and discussed traveling to Syria to join ISIS.