Bronx Terror Trial Jury Sees Missile Launcher Vid

NEW YORK (AP) — A video shows the alleged mastermind of a plot to attack New York synagogues and shoot down military planes practicing with a shoulder missile launcher.

The recording played for a jury yesterday at the Manhattan trial of James Cromitie and three other men show a paid FBI informant giving him a crash course in a bugged warehouse in Connecticut.

Cromitie says on the video that learning to shoot seemed “easy.” However, he adds, “I wish you had a blank, so we could take a shot.”

The men have pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiracy to acquire and use anti-aircraft missiles to kill U.S. officers and employees.

The defense says the men were entrapped.

(Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Right Winger

    Lies??? maybe they were auditioning for a new season of “24” and wrote their own scripts…But! I highly doubt it. Now they can go play hide the salami in federal prison for being anti American AND anti Islaam

  • CBS Liberal Reporter

    This is all lies. Islam is a peaceful religion. These men were just practicing the Islamic way of the peace. Lies Lies Lies by the evil western devils. These men are innocent.

    • Peace out

      Peace for muslims must mean “attack” or “kill”.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index-DP
Giving Tuesday

Listen Live