The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Amer Sinan Alhaggagi admitted he opened Twitter and Facebook accounts for people connected to ISIS. The FBI said he also had plans to set bombs throughout the Bay Area.
Amer Al-Haggagi, 22, has been indicted on terrorism charges. His plans allegedly included setting multiple bombs around UC Berkeley. His family says he is innocent.