Computer found in bedroom of Scottish terror plot ‘holds 1,000s of hate images’

A computer was found in the bedroom of a Scotsman accused of planning to broadcast live. terrorist It was heard that the attack contained “thousands” of hate group images, a lawsuit was heard.

Sam Imrie, 24, is accused of preparing to commit acts of terrorism and of allegedly planning the attack online. five Islamic Center in Glenrothes.

his trial High Court in Edinburgh I heard about a Snapchat account called ‘racewarplz’ on Apple Mac on Thursday.

Among the images said to have been recovered was a digitally altered photograph of US pop star Taylor Swift with the words ‘SS’ on her vest and a swastika on her glasses.

The jury was told that inappropriate images of the children were also found on the computer.

Norwegian serial killer Anders Breivik
Norwegian serial killer Anders Breivik

Witness Robert Steer, a cybercrime team leader in digital forensics with Police Scotland, said that on 6 July 2019 he examined devices found in Imrie’s Glenrothes bedroom, including an iPhone 5, Apple Mac computer, Samsung phone and USB stick.

Mr. Steer said the Mac has a single user account with the chosen ‘n***erkiller’ name.

He said he found “thousands” of images linked to anti-black, anti-Semitic and other hate groups on the machine.

Mr Steer said the types of hate groups represented were “a wide range”.

Mac included 104 audio files, which Mr. Steer told the jury, “many of them related to Nazism,” including Holocaust denial.

The documents found included a “manifesto” by terrorist Anders Breivik, a “manifesto” by terrorist Brenton Tarrant entitled “The Great Change”, two copies of Adolf Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ and a 266-page knife-making manual.

Brenton Tarrant carried out the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Brenton Tarrant carried out the Christchurch mosque attacks.

He also said there are more than 100 videos that take a pro-Nazi, anti-black, anti-Muslim, or anti-refugee stance.

Several copies of the live-stream video Tarrant took of performing the 2019 Christchurch mosques massacres in New Zealand were on Mac.

Mr. Steer said the two Snapchat accounts on the computer had the chosen names ‘n***erkiller148’ and ‘racewarplz’.

Amazon said searches were made for a “GoPro” camera and “jacket” on the Mac on June 26, 2019, and “hidden camera” on June 28 that year.

Mr. Steer said 29 images of inappropriate children were found, including one at Category B and 28 at Category C.

Two copies of Adolf Hitler's book 'Mein Kampf' found on Apple Mac.
Two copies of Adolf Hitler’s book ‘Mein Kampf’ found on Apple Mac.

Denying all nine charges against him, Imrie is accused of posting or causing someone else to post statements, images and video footage glorifying terrorist acts committed by Tarrant and Breivik on Facebook and internet platform Telegram.

He is accused of posting statements on Telegram that he plans to broadcast live footage of “an event” and of issuing statements suggesting he will stage an attack on the Islamic Center of Fife.

Prosecutors allege that Imrie collected information that could be useful to someone who committed or prepared a terrorist act between June 20 and July 4, 2019.

Imrie is charged with possession of child pornography between 15 June and 5 July 2019.

The trial continues.


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