Two men arrested in NY X-ray terror plot
ALBANY, N.Y. — Two men in New York face charges in a bizarre terror plot. Law enforcement officials say the two men are accused of scheming to create an X-ray radiation emitting device to kill people.
The Albany FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Glendon Crawford and Eric Feight Tuesday during an undercover operation.
Law enforcement source says the duo planned to used a homemade X-ray machine to attack high ranking government officials and other targets with radiation.
"It would be capable of inflicting death on humans if used in the fashion for which it was designed," said John Duncan.
The pair were charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.
If convicted each faces up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine and five years of supervised release.