Arizona man gets over 3 years in prison in bomb-making case

An Arizona man who acknowledged showing an undercover federal agent how to make explosive devices in a 2017 sting operation in Las Vegas was sentenced to three years and five months in prison on convictions for heroin possession and distributing information related to explosives.

The sentence given to Ahmad Suhad Ahmad on Jan. 5 in Tucson was 16 months shorter than the punishment sought by prosecutors. Ahmad’s lawyer argued for leniency, saying the Iraqi native was motivated by getting money to pay for his drug addiction and used his Middle Eastern background to trick people into thinking he could build bombs, when none of the devices he made actually worked.

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Source: FOX10 News