Man accused in kidnap plot fantasized about hog-tying Michigan governor, feds say

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The Detroit News

DETROIT — A ringleader of an alleged plot to kidnap and kill Gov. Gretchen Whitmer fantasized about hog-tying her and displaying her body on a table, according to federal prosecutors. The new allegation, along with explicit talk about executing Whitmer’s bodyguards and taking hostages in a “wartime” attack, emerged in a court filing as prosecutors tried to rebut a defense claim that five men accused in the kidnap plot were entrapped by FBI informants and undercover agents. While opposing a defense request to dismiss the criminal case, prosecutors revealed new details and what they portrayed as…

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