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Woman Sent Lindt Chocolates By Isis Recruiter Who Says The Sydney Siege Gave Them 'Special Significance'

An ISIS supporter has been sending Lindt chocolates to a woman he was trying to convert,referencing the terrifying Sydney Siege at the Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.

The report comes from The New York Times, where a US woman, identified only as Alex, had received a number of packages from a man she met online after she expressed an interest to join the Islamic religion.

The Lindt chocolate was given to her as it held "special significance" because of the siege in December where two hostages, Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson, were killed along with their captor.

She formed a close bond with the man sending her gifts, named Faisal, as well as other Muslims online, and began receiving the gifts in January.

"She said he explained why the brand had special significance: It was inside the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, Australia, that a man claiming to be acting in the name of ISIS held a group of employees and customers hostage in a 16-hour standoff in December," The New York Times article read.

H/T Daily Mail

Photos: AAP & Getty

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