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On 28 February, US law enforcement officials stated that twenty year old Bernard Raymond Augustine from Keyes in the US, accused of trying to enter Libya to join IS, had been arrested. Augustine had been returned to the US from Tunisia after being first arrested in Tunisia in 2016. Augustine is said to have told US customs that he intended to travel to Tunisia for a vacation. The American has been charge with attempting to provide material to support terrorism, with a search of his computer allegedly containing messages he had sent praising the group.