The FBI tweeted a photo of a woman wearing a pink beret who allegedly rioted in the Capitol on April 27.
The woman’s former partner contacted the FBI that weekend, NBC reported.
The woman was interested in far-right politics and said she had read Hitler’s Mein Kampf.
When a Los Angeles-based clothing designer learned that his ex-girlfriend, who allegedly rioted in the Capitol on Jan. I was waiting at reported by NBC News.
The designer, who requested anonymity for fear of harassment, said a friend was shown a photo of a viral tweet from the FBI while shopping last weekend.
A tweet on April 27 showed a close-up photo of a short-haired woman wearing a distinctive pink beret. The woman was “suspected of participating in the Capitol riot,” the FBI wrote, asking people to call her FBI hotline or visit the website.
“I died in my truck,” the designer told NBC News. “I’m like, ‘That’s Jenny.'”
That weekend, the designer submitted a tip. On Monday, the bureau contacted the designer and confirmed she was the woman they were investigating.The FBI on Friday identified the woman in the pink beret as Los Angeles resident Jennifer Inzuza Vargas. This was confirmed by NBC News.
Since January 6, 2021, the U.S. government has made massive efforts to prosecute those who took part in the riots. 1,003 or more indicted in connection with the riot.
Federal investigator efforts include scanning hours of surveillance footage, searching hotel and phone records, and social media posts.However, some accused participants were caught under more unusual circumstances.
In a similar case, Her ex-partner-turned-ex Richard Michettiafter calling her an “idiot” for not endorsing Donald Trump.
According to NBC News, after the designer saw a call from the FBI asking for help, he wrote in a now-deleted Twitter post: He also attached a photo of Vargas.
The man told NBC News that he met Vargas online in late 2018.
“I was immediately turned off. ‘Okay, I don’t think this is going to work,'” he told NBC News. , I don’t think it deserves a Z.”
The designer told the outlet that Vargas was “heartbreaking”, but also found humor in the situation.
“It’s going to be one of those things for me,” the designer told NBC News. “I dated this girl who was on the FBI’s most wanted list.”
A spokeswoman for Joanne Fabrics & Crafts did not respond to a request for comment submitted after hours.
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