A former Home Depot handyman from Long Island was convicted Monday of trying to extort $2 million from the company in a plot that involved pipe bombs.
Daniel Sheehan could face the rest of his life behind bars for planting a dud bomb at a Long Island store.
Federal prosecutors say Daniel Sheehan of Deer Park sent an anonymous letter to the manager of a Home Depot store in Huntington last October. The letter said a bomb had been planted there.
A Home Depot employee has been arrested on charges he tried to extort $2 million from the company by planting a bomb at a Long Island store, prosecutors said Thursday.