Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Boston Marathon bombings suspect currently hospitalized told FBI agents that he and his brother detonated the bombs near the finish line, the Boston Globe reports.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect currently hospitalized admitted to FBI agents that he and his brother detonated the bombs planted near the finish line, the Boston Globe reports. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, made the reported admission on Sunday from his bed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and had not yet been given a Miranda warning, the Globe reported. A "senior police official" told the Globe that authorities were not concerned about Tsarnaev not being read his Miranda rights, which means any statements he made would not be admissible in court, due to testimony of the Tsarnaev brother's alleged carjacking victim. According to the criminal complaint filed against Tsarnaev, during the carjacking on Thursday night one of the brothers…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
An Ashland High graduate who allegedly stored materials in Framingham, was sentenced today.
A 2003 Ashland High graduate, who planned an attack on the Pentagon and agreed to a plea deal in July, will be sentenced today, Nov. 1., in federal court in Boston. Rezwan Ferdaus, and a Northeastern University student, agreed to a sentencing recommendation of 17 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release. Judge Richard G. Stearns will oversee the 2 p.m. hearing. In September 2011, Ferdaus, a/k/a Dave Winfield, a/k/a Jon Ramos, was arrested in connection with his plot to damage and destroy the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using remote-controlled aircraft filled with C-4 plastic explosives. The explosives were found in a storage unit in Framingham. Rezwan also pleaded guilty for his role in making cell phone detonators. Had …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Rezwan Ferdaus agreed to a joint sentencing recommendation of 17 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release; he was arrested in Sept. 2011 and stored his explosives and weapons in a Framingham storage unit.
In a written agreement filed today in U.S. District Court in Boston, Rezwan Ferdaus, a/k/a Dave Winfield, a/k/a Jon Ramos, has agreed to plead guilty to attempting to damage and destroy a federal building by means of an explosive and attempting to provide material support to terrorists. He has also agreed to a joint sentencing recommendation of 17 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release. In exchange, the government has agreed to dismiss the remaining charges against Ferdaus at the time of sentencing. The parties have filed a joint motion asking the Court to schedule a change-of-plea hearing. The plea agreement filed today is subject to review and acceptance by the District Court. A date for the change-of-plea hearing has…
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Here's how to check if you have this malware on your computer.
If you still have a pesky trojan malware on your computer by Monday, July 9, say goodbye to your Internet access, the FBI warns. Both Windows and Mac users are at risk; Linux users and smart phone and tablet users are safe, Forbes reports. The specific trojan malware, or "malicious software," is known as “DNS Changer,” which was discovered in 2007 and infected millions of computers globally. Visit the DNS Changer Working Group’s website to see if your computer is infected and to find out how to remove the malware. So how did the DNS Changer claw its way into millions of computers? Every time you search the Internet, you trigger the Domain Name System, which turns a domain name like Framingham.patch.com into an Internet Protocol (IP) …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Natasha DeLima is charged with impeding, intimidating and interfering with a federal official.
After an investigation by an FBI special agent, a warrant was issued for Natasha Maria DeLima, born in 1959, who lives in Framingham. She is charged with impeding, intimidating and threatening a judge. FBI agent Rachel Boisselle was assigned to investigate DeLima after she posted a video on YouTube containing a threat against U.S. District Court Judge Denise Jefferson Casper. An affidavit and request for a warrant was filed in U.S. District Court Friday, April 6. Judge Casper is the presiding judge is a case in which DeLima was representing herself in a civil action. DeLima filed a self-prepared complaint against the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP alleging harassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
National media, television crews and print journalists swarmed to Framingham to find out more about Rezwan Ferdaus, a 26-year old Ashland resident, arrested in Framingham.
With the news the FBI, and other national, state and Framingham police arrested in Framingham Rezwan Ferdaus, who was charged with planning a terrorist plot, the Town of Framingham has been put into the national spotlight again. Last month, Framingham was put in the spotlight when Framingham Police arrested the half-uncle of President Obama and charged him with driving while under the influence. And also in August, a national magazine named Framingham the third geekiest community in America. Ferdaus, an Ashland resident, is accused by the U.S, Justice Department in planning an attack on the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department released a statementand a 40-plus page affadavit of…
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
An Ashland man who rented a storage facility in Framingham has been charged with plotting an attack on the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Press release from the U.S. Department of Justice: A 26-year-old Ashland man was arrested in Framingham and charged today in connection with his plot to damage or destroy the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol, using large remote-controlled aircraft filled with C-4 plastic explosives. Rezwan Ferdaus, a U.S. citizen, was also charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization, specifically to al Qaeda, in order to carry out attacks on U.S. soldiers stationed overseas. In June, Ferdaus rented a storage facility in Framingham, under a false name, to use to build his attack planes and maintain all his equipment. According to the affidavit, in August 2011, the F-86 remote controlled aircraft was …