- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man accused of plotting to carry out a “lone wolf” attack inspired by the Islamic State has been sentenced to a year in prison.

Prosecutors say Derrick Thompson also was sentenced Monday to four years of probation.

Thompson pleaded guilty earlier this month to assisting a criminal syndicate and solicitation to commit misconduct involving weapons.

The 31-year-old Thompson was arrested in December 2016 after being watched by the FBI for more than two years.

He subsequently was indicted on charges of assisting a criminal syndicate, attempting to commit misconduct involving weapons and inciting or inducing a criminal syndicate.


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