TAMPA - Terror suspect Sami Osmakac frightened many members of Tampa Bay's Islamic community, and in turn, members reported him to authorities.
The FBI said, in fact, Osmakac had turned radical.
Agents say they uncovered a chilling plan to kill with car bombs and grenades in Tampa.
CAIR executive director Hassan Shibly says preventing religious extremism is possible.
"Maybe we can work towards having a program where we can stop radicalization early on and work with law enforcement and the community to educate our youth," said Shibly. "I think the problem with this kid is that he was disturbed and he had no understanding of the Muslim faith." (More)