CHICAGO (AP) - FBI notes released in the case of a Chicago man convicted of placing what he thought was a bomb near Wrigley Field indicate agents feared an informant might entrap the suspect.
Sami Samir Hassoun faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years at his April sentencing on weapons charges.
The FBI notes were recently filed in federal court.
They say agents warned the informant he either did or was "close to committing entrapment" with Hassoun. Investigators are barred from inducing someone to commit a crime they otherwise wouldn't comment.
The notation was made in a section about Hassoun's alleged drug dealing. It wasn't clear if the note was referring to drug dealing or the bomb plot. Defense attorneys have previously portrayed Hassoun as gullible.
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