Texas Plumber Receives Threats After Old Pickup Truck Appears in Jihadist Video in Syria (Video)
A Texas plumber is receiving threatening calls after his old pickup truck appeared in a jihadist video in Syria.
The Ansar Al-Deen terrorist group used his truck in a propaganda video in Syria.
Texas City plumber Mark Oberholtzer has been bombarded with calls, some hostile, since a truck he traded in at AutoNation was shown being used as a gun platform in Syria. (Galveston Daily Times)
The Ansar Al-Deen Front, an independent Islamist group operating near Aleppo, Syria, posted video of the truck used in fighting.
FOX News reported:
A Texas plumber has been receiving threats after a photo emerged of Islamic extremists in Syria firing a high-powered gun from the bed of his old pickup, which still bears his company’s logo on the door.
An extremist group, Ansar al-Deen Front, posted the photo of its fighters aboard the Ford F-250 sometime on Monday. That prompted a flood of calls to Mark Oberholtzer, who owns Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, and has nothing to do with Syria’s bloody civil war.
“How it ended up in Syria, I’ll never know,” Oberholtzer told The Galveston Daily News.
Oberholtzer told the paper that he traded in the truck three years ago. The Houston dealership he turned it over to, AutoNation, told KHOU.com that the truck was auctioned and was likely traded from owner to owner over the course of three years.
Hat Tip Jamie Allman