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Topic - Joseph Zablocki
The mother of a "lone wolf" accused of plotting to attack police stations and post offices with homemade bombs apologized to New Yorkers on Monday, even as questions arose about why federal authorities — who typically handle terrorism cases — declined to get involved in what city officials called a serious threat.
"If the goal here is to be stopping terror ... I'm not sure that this is where we should be spending our resources," he said.
Pimentel's lawyer, Joseph Zablocki, said his client was never a true threat.