Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis

Queens man gets 30 years for trying to bomb Federal Reserve Bank
Queens man gets 30 years for trying to bomb Federal Reserve Bank
Police Cristabelle Tumola 8/09/2013 at 3:32PM

A Queens man who pleaded guilty to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, a 22-year-old Bangladeshi national, first came to the U.S. in January 2012 on a student visa, residing in Jamaica. But his real intentions, according to authorities, were [...]

Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Maggie Hayes 2/07/2013 at 4:28PM

The Bangladeshi national said that he wanted to “destroy America.” Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank, resolving to commit mass murder last October, according to the FBI. Nafis first came to the United States last January on a student visa, but his [...]

Terrorist plot may affect student visa program
Central Alexa Altman 10/25/2012 at 4:53PM

The foiled terrorist plot to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank by a Bangladeshi national, living in Queens under a student visa, could extinguish the opportunity for future foreign students to attend school in the United States. Senator Charles Schumer called for the immediate passage of legislation increasing the oversight of student visa programs [...]

The terrorist downstairs
Opinion Queens Courier Editorial 10/24/2012 at 3:09PM

Neighbors say they had no idea that the quiet man living downstairs was plotting a terror attack. At first glance, they say, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, seemed harmless, and those who know him were shocked to hear the news that the FBI busted him on Wednesday, October 17 for planning to blow up [...]

Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
News Maggie Hayes 10/18/2012 at 2:10PM

The day after a Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed to be a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan, a neighbor spoke out, saying he had no idea what was being plotted, just downstairs. The FBI said that Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, [...]