April 24, 2009
An investigation that has "basically come to a dead end" led the FBI to add the first domestic-terror suspect to the bureau's list of Most Wanted Terrorists. Daniel Andreas San Diego, a 31-year-old animal rights activist, is under indictment for the 2003 bombings of two San Francisco Bay Area companies linked to an animal-testing laboratory.
The FBI is hoping to find San Diego with the help of the publicity generated by adding him to the list, which also features such notorious international terrorists as Osama bin Laden. The bureau also announced an award of up to $250,000 for information leading to the arrest of San Diego.
"All of the people listed on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list are a danger to the United States and need to be caught," Special Agent Richard Kolko said.
Kolko said animal rights and environmental extremists like San Diego have collectively committed more than 1,800 crimes and caused more than $110 million. He said the FBI is currently investigating about 170 incidents of animal rights or environmental extremism.
Reprinted in part from Center for Consumer Freedom