Philadelphia woman pleads guilty to plot to join ISIS

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty to plotting to travel to Syria to join ISIS.

32-year-old Keonna Thomas pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

Thomas, who was arrested in April at a public housing development in north Philadelphia, is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 17.

Authorities allege that she called herself Fatayat Al Khilafah and "YoungLioness" as she sought to raise money online, and once told an Islamic State group fighter that taking part in a martyrdom operation "would be amazing."
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