[JURIST] The federal government has unsealed the indictment [text] of three men charged with plotting an attack on several financial institutions in the US. The three charged were Dhirin Barot, Nadeem Tarmohamed and Qaisar Shaffi, all of the UK. The indictment accuses the three men of conducting surveillance of the New York Stock Exchange and Citicorp Building in New York, the Prudential Building in Newark, NJ, and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. The three are currently being held in England, where they were arrested with several others on terrorism-related charges in August. The Justice Department [official website] is holding a press conference at 3 PM ET to discuss the indictment. AP has more.
6:45 PM ET - The DOJ has issued a press release summarizing its afternoon press conference announcement.