Man pleads guilty to federal charge

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — One of the men charged with possession of a machine gun in Ford County pleaded guilty.

18-year old Ellis Mack made the plea to conspiracy to interfere with commerce by threats and violence in federal court Tuesday.

He is one of four men arrested in March by the FBI. The other three face charges for bombing a mosque in Minnesota and attempting to bomb the Women’s Health Practice, in Champaign.

Mack will be sentenced January 9, 2019.

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