A Bangladesh native accused of trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York with what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism charges stemming from an FBI sting.
USAToday reports the 21-year-old faces a possible life term at sentencing on May 30.
He was charged in October with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to al-Qaeda. Investigators said in court papers that he came to the U.S. bent on jihad and worked out the specifics of a plot when he arrived.
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By Attorney Jorge P. Gutierrez Special to THELAW.TV If you drive enough, you will end up in a motor vehicle accident at some point in your life. Not because you did anything wrong. But more likely because someone else was not paying attention, was talking or texting on the cell phone, or just being negligent…
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