( 4UMF NEWS ) Man Arrested In Alleged Plot Attack:
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Authorities said the suspect, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, drove a van he believed to be loaded with a 1,000-pound bomb from Long Island to lower Manhattan and placed the van near the Federal Reserve Bank. He then allegedly tried to detonate explosives with a cellphone. He was arrested by the FBI and New York police.
Law enforcement officials stressed that the plot was a sting operation monitored by the FBI and NYPD and the public was never at risk.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is the largest of the 12 regional banks in the Federal Reserve system. Visitors are subject to security screening before entering the bank, and no one is allowed to take photos or video inside the building, which is located in Manhattan’s financial district.