War on Terror

Family Professes Shock Over Man's Arrest in Federal Reserve Plot

The banker's son seems an unlikely jihadist

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi man accused of trying to bomb the Federal Reserve building in New York City is a banker's son from a middle class neighborhood whose family members said Thursday that they were stunned by his arrest.

The FBI arrested 21-year-old Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis on Wednesday after he tried to detonate a fake 1,000-pound (454-kilogram) car bomb, according to a criminal complaint.