Federal judge sentences JFK bomb plot conspirator to life in prison

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York [official website] on Thursday sentenced Russell Defreitas, a Guyanese airport cargo handler, to life in prison [FBI press release] for conspiring to commit terrorist attacks on John F International Kennedy Airport (JFK) [official website]. Defreitas and co-conspirator Abdul Kadir, originally arrested [JURIST report] in 2007, were convicted by a federal jury in July on charges of conspiracy to attack a public transportation system, conspiracy to…

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