A former co-worker of Omar Mateen said their employer, G4S Security, refused to take any action against Mateen for his completely unhinged and insane remarks for fear of being labeled politically incorrect.
Daniel Gilroy used to work at G4S Security and complained to the company numerous times about Mateen’s derogatory comments regarding homosexuals and people of other races. He also talked about massacring people.
Gilroy said G4S Security did absolutely nothing in response to the complaints for fear of being politically correct, as 29-year-old Mateen was an open Muslim, Florida Today reports.
Mateen’s disturbing behavior apparently didn’t even stop when Gilroy quit the company. He says Mateen began to text him, sometimes 20-30 times a day.
“I quit because everything he said was toxic,” Gilroy told Florida Today, “and the company wouldn’t do anything. This guy was unhinged and unstable. He talked of killing people.”
“He was scary in a concerning way,” Gilroy told NBC News. “And it wasn’t at times. It was all the time. He had anger management issues. Something would set him off, but the things that would set him off were always women, race or religion. [Those were] his button pushers.”
While G4S Security did nothing, the FBI at least interviewed Mateen twice in 2013 after his co-workers complained about his comments. He reportedly made aggressive remarks about radical Islam, which spooked them badly. In 2014, the FBI reviewed his case again because of his connection to an American who left the U.S. to be a suicide bomber.
Still, after all that, the FBI didn’t see fit to take the case any further.
Mateen finally decided to put his radical Islamist beliefs into action Sunday, when he burst into a gay nightclub in Orlando at 2:00 a.m. in the morning and killed 50 people and wounded 53 others. Just before he started his massacre, he placed a call to 911 and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.
His father, Seddique Mateen, insisted that the terror attack had nothing to do with religion, although he also noted Mateen had been infuriated by two men kissing just two months ago. Seddique Mateen, bizarrely enough, has expressed support for the Afghan Taliban in the past.
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