Florida man charged with plot to blow up synagogue

A Florida man has been arrested and charged with trying to blow up a synagogue with a fake bomb following an FBI sting operationA Florida man has been arrested and charged with trying to blow up a synagogue with a fake bomb following an FBI sting operation. James Gonzalo Medina, 40, was accused of intending to use a “weapon of mass destruction” at a synagogue in the city of Aventura near Miami, the US Justice Department said Monday. The FBI had earlier placed him under surveillance after he expressed anti-Semitic sentiments to an undercover informant.

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