Matthew Aaron Llaneza

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Man Who Plotted To Bomb Oakland Bank Gets 15 Year Sentence

A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.

02/27/2014

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Suspect In Oakland Bank Bombing Plot Pleads Not Guilty

A San Jose man pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to a charge alleging that he attempted to detonate a car bomb at an Oakland bank last month in order to spark a civil war.

03/08/2013

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Bank Bomb Plot Suspect May Get Mental Health Evaluation

A Bay Area man arrested in an FBI terrorism sting after he allegedly tried to blow up an Oakland bank with an inoperative bomb may need a mental health evaluation, his defense lawyer said Thursday.

02/14/2013

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

FBI Thwarts San Jose Man’s Alleged Terror Plot To Blow Up Oakland Bank

A San Jose man who purportedly wanted to spark a civil war in the U.S. was arrested by federal agents Friday after he allegedly attempted to detonate a car bomb at a bank in Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

02/08/2013

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