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Judge Sentences Co-Leader of Far-Right Plot to Kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to 16 Years

HeadlineDec 28, 2022

In Michigan, a federal judge sentenced a leader of the 2020 plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer to 16 years in prison. Adam Fox, who was convicted in August of kidnapping conspiracy and conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, is a member of the far-right, anti-government Boogaloo Bois. Other Boogaloo members took part in the January 6 Capitol insurrection. Another leader in the Whitmer kidnapping plot, Barry Croft, is being sentenced today.

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