"That just goes to character and credibility." Somberg said. "Look at the guys (the FBI is) hiring. They aren't Boy Scouts, they aren't clean-cut people. They are going to swingers' parties and beating their wives - worse than my client ever did."
Records show that Richard Trask, who has testified in court on the alleged kidnapping of the Michigan governor committed the alleged offense on Sunday.
A Wolverine Watchmen member who was not connected to the kidnapping plot against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has pleaded guilty to felony charges and will cooperate with the investigation into the kidnapping plot.
It is alleged that Higgins provided assistance in the plan to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home.
Adam Fox, 40, Barry Croft Jr., 45, and Daniel Joseph Harris, 23, were all charged with knowingly conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons or property.
A judge dropped terrorism charges against three men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The FBI was able to gain access to the militia group - the Wolverine Watchmen - by using three informants. But could the case the case start to crumble?
The agent said the trio has a specific weapon plan, became tactically trained, and recruited others communicating under a cloak of secrecy.
Barry Croft Jr., Kaleb Franks, Brandon Caserta, Daniel Harris, and Adam Fox had their trial moved from March 23 to Oct. 12
Ty Garbin, one of 14 men charged in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges and will fully cooperate with federal investigators.
Ty Garbin, one of the six men accused of plotting to kidnap the governor is scheduled for a change-of-plea hearing next week, according to a notice from a federal judge.
Adam Dean Fox, Barry Gordon Croft, Jr, Ty Gerard Garbin, Kaleb James Franks, Daniel Joseph Harris, Brandon Michael-Ray Caserta will appear in federal court March 23.
Barry Croft Jr., one of the men charged in a kidnapping plot that involved the Michigan governor has requested he be released from prison as he awaits court hearings.
A federal grand jury indicted six men for their roles in a plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
A judge lowered bond Friday for Pete Musico, a defendant in the scheme to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and commit other violence against state government.
Five men will stand trial for conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Michigan will prohibit the open carry of firearms within 100 feet of polling places on election day in November.
Mike Rataj tried the last militia case here in federal court back in 2010, representing Tina Stone of the Hutaree. In that Hutaree case, the judge threw the case out. The government lost.
Calls to ban guns at the Lansing capitol building have been reignited after the thwarted plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, though Republican leaders say a decision won't be made until after the election.
A 14th person has been charged in connection to the alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.