FBI arrests man accused of plotting to bomb synagogue

Richard Holzer, 27, was allegedly planning to target Colorado’s second-oldest synagogue, according to the FBI.
1:09 | 11/05/19

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Okay, thank you, ginger. To a terror arrest the FBI taking a 27-year-old into custody accusing him of plotting to bomb a synagogue. The FBI saying he admitted planning the attack as part of what he called, quote, a racial holy war. Clayton Sandell is at that synagogue in Colorado with the latest. Good morning, Clayton. Reporter: Good morning to you, robin. Temple emanu-el is the second oldest synagogue in Colorado built in 1900. Now at the center of a domestic terrorism plot. Authorities say a suspected white supreme is, Richard Holzer, caught the attention of the FBI after using multiple Facebook accounts to spread his hatred of Jews and desire to blow up this synagogue. On Friday undercover agents say they provided the suspect with replica pipe bombs and dynamite. They were harmless but the FBI says his intentions were real. Holzer is charged with a hate crime and could face 20 years in federal prison. As for the synagogue nowadays, they say they have to take security seriously and quite grateful this was stopped before it went too far. Thank goodness that happened. Thanks very much.

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