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Eco-Terrorist Surrenders

After a decade as an international fugitive, Canadian citizen Rebecca Rubin turned herself over to the FBI last week for her alleged role in the largest eco-terrorism case in U.S. history. Two more fugitives are still at large.

Dec 07, 2012 04:00 PM

Eco-Terrorist Surrenders


After a decade as an international fugitive, Canadian citizen Rebecca Rubin gave up life on the run last week when she turned herself over to the FBI at the international border in Washington state.

The 39-year-old alleged member of the domestic terrorist cell called “The Family” will face federal arson charges for her role in the largest eco-terrorism case in U.S. history, known as Operation Backfire. With Rubin in custody, only two Family members remain at large.

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