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NYPD and the Manhattan DA Take the Lead in a Terrorism Case



"Many a state enacted its own set of terrorism-related criminal laws in the aftermath of 9/11. These laws have largely gone unused, as most cases that might otherwise fall within their scope have been dealt with by federal prosecutors. But things were different in Manhattan last week, as Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner Kelly, and DA Cyrus Vance Jr. announced an undercover operation resulting in charges against two men who allegedly planned to carry out attacks on a synagogue and who had purchased (from an undercover agent) a grenade and ammunition toward that end."


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