(NBC NEWS) A police officer with the Washington, D.C. Metro transit system has been charged with providing support to ISIS, the first time a law enforcement officer has been accused of aiding the terror group, authorities said Wednesday.
Nicholas Young, 36, was arrested without incident at the transit agency's Washington headquarters and is due in court later today, law enforcement officials said.
Young is accused of purchasing 22 gift cards for mobile messaging apps to aid ISIS overseas, court records say. The FBI used an undercover informant to catch him.
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