By JIM FITZGERALD
Associated Press Writer
WHITE PLAINS, New York - Four men accused of trying to bomb synagogues and shoot down planes in New York last spring did little more than go along with a fake plot proposed, directed and funded by the federal government, defense lawyers claim in asking the court to dismiss the case.
A federal informant chose the targets, offered payment, provided maps and bought the only real weapon involved, a handgun, the attorneys said in a dismissal motion filed this week in federal court.
They alleged the defendants were not inclined toward any crime until the informant began recruiting them...CONTINUED HERE