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Reports: Would-be Vegas bomber targeted Jewish, LGBTQ communities
2019-08-10

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A man who authorities say worked as a security guard was arrested and accused of plotting to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a LGBTQ-centered nightclub/bar, CBS News reported.

An FBI-led anti-terrorism task force arrested Las Vegas resident Conor Climo—who could face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine if he is convicted—on Aug. 8.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nancy Koppe ordered Climo to remain in federal custody pending an Aug. 23 court appearance on a federal firearms charge.

In a 2016 news report by Vegas station KTNV-TV, Climo talked about patrolling his neighborhood wearing battle gear and carrying an assault rifle and survival knife. Neighbors were concerned, but Climo was not arrested.

The full article is at www.cbsnews.com/news/las-vegas-man-arrested-for-bomb-making-materials-allegedly-threatened-lgbtq-and-jewish-community/.


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