|Man convicted of trying to buy weapons in terror plot|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TAMPA — A Florida man was convicted Tuesday of trying to buy weapons for what authorities say was a planned terror attack on a Tampa casino and bar.
It took five hours for a federal jury to find Sami Osmakac guilty of possessing an unregistered automatic weapon and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He faces life in prison at an Oct. 7 sentencing.
The 27-year-old was arrested in 2012 after authorities said he tried to buy weapons, including a car bomb and an AK-47, from an undercover agent he thought was an arms dealer.
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