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QAnon Offenders in the United States

QAnon Offenders in the United States


As of May 26, 2021, 79 QAnon followers have committed ideologically-motivated crimes in the United States. This includes two offenders who were inspired by the PizzaGate conspiracy, a precursor to QAnon, who committed crimes in 2016, and 40 individuals who participated in the Capitol insurrection on January 6, 2021. The offenders come from 33 states, including 11 from California, 5 from Texas, and 4 each from Arizona, Illinois, and New Jersey. Using auxiliary data from the Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) project, these infographics provide information on the characteristics of U.S. QAnon offenders and their crimes.

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Jensen, Michael and Sheehan Kane. 2021. "QAnon Offenders in the United States," START: College Park, MD (May). 

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