‘Asian Nazi’ Hank Yoo Faces Up to 45 Years in Jail for Lying About Guns, Pretending to Be a U.S. Citizen
Heon “Hank” Jong Yoo, known as the “Asian Nazi,” was found guilty of multiple weapons violations after a three-day trial in the Eastern District of Texas on Nov. 15.
The 25-year-old South Korean national was arrested on April 6 under a federal warrant from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). He was indicted on April 18.
Twenty-four-year-old Korean American Heon “Hank” Yoo of Tyler, Texas, was arrested on April 6 on a federal warrant by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Indictment documents dated April 18 and unsealed this week revealed the reasons behind his arrest, which include him falsifying information about his citizenship status and license to carry.
A Korean American man known as the “Asian Nazi” on social media was arrested in Tyler, Texas, on Friday on a federal warrant by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Heon “Hank” Jong Yoo, 24, was booked into the Smith County Jail by ATF around 10:30 p.m. after making false statements while he purchased firearms, according to a U.S. Marshals Service spokesman.
Editor’s Note: Ranier Maningding is a copywriter and mastermind behind the social justice page “The Love Life of an Asian Guy”. The opinions expressed in this piece are solely his own.
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