A woman charged with conspiracy in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge last month has filed a rambling counter-complaint in which she accuses the federal government of working for the devil and demands $666,666,666,666.66 in damages. Shawna Cox, who made headlines by challenging the FBI’s version of the events leading up to the death Robert “LaVoy” Finicum, another of the occupants, said she and the other occupiers were victims of numerous crimes committed by mercenaries and foreign agents.
“I claim I and the others involved in these actions have suffered damages from the works of the devil in excess of $666,666,666,666.66,” Cox wrote in a complaint filed in federal court in Oregon on Wednesday. The number “666” comes from the Book of Revelation in the New Testament, and is believed by some fundamentalist Christians to signify the “beast” or the anti-Christ. READ MORE