Bernard Raymond Augustine

Charged: December 09, 2016
Affiliation
ISIS
State
New York
District
Eastern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Bernard Raymond Augustine
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
In February 2016, Bernard Raymond Augustine traveled from his home near San Francisco to Tunisia. In an interview with U.S. Customs and Border Protection before leaving, Augustine said he was going to Tunisia for a vacation. Authorities in Tunisia arrested Augustine for allegedly attempting to travel to Libya to join ISIS. In March 2016, notified of the arrest by Tunisian authorities, federal agents in California obtained a search warrant for Augustine’s laptop. A search of the laptop revealed that Augustine was viewing ISIS videos and searching for information about ISIS in the months leading up to his departure. Augustine was extradited to the United States are completing a prison term in Tunisia.