Feds: Fed Reserve plotter wanted to 'destroy America'
Originally published: October 17, 2012 3:37 PM
Updated: October 17, 2012 11:59 PM
By MARIA ALVAREZ, SARAH CRICHTON, ANTHONY M. DESTEFANO, KEITH HERBERT, BETH HOLLAND, ROBERT E. KESSLER, CHAU LAM, WILLIAM MURPHY AND JOHN RILEYlidesk@newsday.com
Neighbors of an alleged would-be bomber living in Jamaica, Queens, react after Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi national, was arrested on accusations of plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in Manhattan. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (Oct. 17, 2012) (October 18, 2012 12:20 AM)
Federal authorities Wednesday arrested a 21-year-old Bangladesh national living in Queens who claimed al-Qaida ties after FBI agents had supplied him with 1,000 pounds of fake explosives, foiling his plot to bomb the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in lower Manhattan.
Authorities tracked Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, who was living in Jamaica, for nearly four months before his arrest,...
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