The first rule about homegrown terrorist plots: don’t talk about homegrown terrorist plots.
Or so goes the code of a North Carolina prisoner recently sentenced on terrorism charges; federal court documents now allege the man plotted to kill witnesses that testified against him, including by decapitation, reports  the Associated Press.
An affidavit unsealed on Monday accuses Hysen Sherifi of plotting to kill witnesses from his cell in prison, according to the AP. An FBI informant posing as a hitman met with Sherifi’s brother and a female friend and was given $5,000 and a photo of one person to be targeted.
Sherifi, 27, got 45 years in prison earlier weeks ago in what the prosecution argued was a conspiracy to attack the Quantico, Va., Marine base and targets abroad.
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