pipe-bomb ‘nazi’ charged in swastika spree
from new york post: The Brooklyn ex-con arrested for stashing an arsenal of weapons in his posh apartment confessed to another crime yesterday – blanketing his neighborhood with swastikas last fall, police said.
Ivaylo Ivanov, who is Jewish, according to his lawyer, was charged with aggravated harassment and criminal mischief as hate crimes in a string of anti-Semitic incidents in Brooklyn Heights that date back to September…
Ivanov, 37, who lives on Remsen Street with former Columbia University professor and AIDS researcher Dr. Michael Clatts, was arrested Sunday after cops uncovered a bomb-making factory in their apartment.
bomb-making factory found in brooklyn apartment of columbia professor
from new york daily news: Police stumbled upon a bomb-making factory Sunday in the home of a Columbia professor who specializes in the spread of infectious disease – and are investigating whether he and his roommate have terror ties.
Cops evacuated the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood around the Remsen St. home of Michael Clatts, a medical anthropologist, after finding seven pipe bombs fitted with fuses in his flat, police sources said.
The frightening cache was discovered almost by accident – Ivaylo Ivanov, the man living with Clatts, accidentally shot off the tip of his left index finger and sought police help in the street about 1:15 a.m…
Investigators with the NYPD-FBI were questioning Ivanov, a native of Bulgaria, to determine whether he had any terrorism or Russian Mafia connections, a source told the Daily News.