Cole James Bridges

Charged: January 19, 2021
Affiliation
ISIS
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Material support
  • Murder, attempted murder, or related offenses
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Cole James Bridges
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Cole James Bridges joined the U.S. Army in September 2019. According to federal prosecutors, Bridges consumed ISIS propaganda videos and had expressed his support for ISIS on social media. In October 2020, an FBI agent posing as a member of ISIS began communicating online with Bridges. Believing that he was communicating with an ISIS fighters, Bridges allegedly provided advice about potential targets in New York City guidance on how to attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East.