James Cromitie

Laguerre Payen, Final Convict In Temple Bomb Plot, SentencedThe last of four men convicted in an FBI sting operation was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison by a judge who said she was not proud of her government for creating the plot to bomb synagogues and shoot down military planes with missiles.
3 Men Convicted In Riverdale Synagogues Plot Learn Their FatesJames Cromitie, David Williams and Onta Williams, the three men convicted of plotting to blow up local synagogues and shoot down military planes, have been sentenced to 25 years in prison in federal court in Manhattan.
Judge Refuses To Throw Out Bronx Bomb Plot ConvictionsFederal Judge Colleen McMahon has upheld the verdicts of four men convicted of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and shoot down military planes, and scolded the government for an informant whose methods she suggested bordered on entrapment.
Judge Asked To Toss Conviction In Bronx Temple Bomb PlotLawyers for four men said their clients' convictions and the case itself should be thrown out because they were entrapped by a paid FBI informant posing as an Islamic extremist.
Judge Removes Juror At Bronx Terror Trial TuesdayA judge was expected to decide if she'll declare a mistrial in the case of four men charged with plotting to bomb two Bronx synagogues.
Stray Document Halts Bronx Terror Plot DeliberationsProsecutors said James Cromitie hatched a plot with a paid FBI informant to bomb New York City synagogues, and recruited his three co-defendants to fire missiles at a New York military base.
Closings Held At NYC Temple-Plot TrialManhattan prosecutors said four men accused of plotting to blow up Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes believed that a scheme concocted in a government sting was real.
Defense Grills Informant At Bronx Terror Plot TrialHussain testified that he falsely promised to make Cromitie "the happiest man on planet earth" if he completed his mission. The informant was posing as a representative of a Pakistani terrorist organization.
Judge Nearly Ejects Bronx Terror SuspectHe was accused with three others of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and military planes.
Bronx Terror Trial Jury Sees Missile Launcher VidA video shows the alleged mastermind of a plot to attack New York synagogues and shoot down military planes practicing with a shoulder missile launcher.
Bronx Terror Plot Suspect Threatens To Kill JewsProsecutors played secretly-recorded tapes they said show a terror plot suspect talking with a paid informant, and they contained angry boasts, hatred and threats of terrorism.
Jurors Hear Tapes At Temple Terror Plot TrialThe four men pleaded not guilty to charges that they engaged in a conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and conspiracy to acquire and use anti-aircraft missiles to kill U.S. officers and employees.