Authorities: Vengeful NY con man plotted to mutilate and kill federal judge and US attorney

  • by: TOM HAYS , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 9, 2014 - 4:05 PM

NEW YORK — A New York con man cooked up a gruesome plot behind bars to avenge his harsh sentence by hiring a hit man to decapitate the federal judge and U.S. attorney on his fraud case, prosecutors said Thursday at an attempted murder trial. The defense accused authorities of entrapment.

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