Illinois man charged in plot to bomb federal offices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An Illinois man was ordered held on Thursday on charges he tried to blow up a federal building in the state capital, a case unrelated to the New York terrorism plot.

Michael Finton, also known as Talib Islam, was arrested in Springfield, Illinois, and charged with attempted murder of federal officers or employees and trying to use a weapon of mass destruction, charges that carry a life sentence.

via UPDATE 1-Illinois man charged in plot to bomb federal offices | Markets | Markets News | Reuters .

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