Buenos Aires – The General Directorate of State Security of the Federal Police, which depends on the Superintendence of Federal Investigations- arrested Cristian Adrián Díaz, 47, at a house on Misiones street, by order of Judge Ariel Lijo . The Crime: Threats Against the Jewish Community .
The case against Díaz began on May 11, when a high-ranking official from the Israeli Embassy, after seeing Díaz’s Facebook profile, showed up at the PFA unit that carried out the raid. There, the official presented an image posted by the suspect. He had placed emojis of various bonfires on a flyer for the “BA Celebrate Israel” event, organized by the Buenos Aires government.
The GEOF group (The Grupo Especial de Operaciones Federales) broke into his home and arrested him. A CPU, the detainee’s phone, notebooks with annotations in Arabic , images with Palestinian flags, an application for nationality for that country and receipts for money transfers made in 2018 and 2019 to Palestinian families, with seven identified beneficiaries, were seized .
His inquiry is expected in the next few hours.