Christopher Paul Hasson
The white nationalist Coast Guard lieutenant plotted to “murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country," the feds said.
The prosecution of Christopher Paul Hasson shows some of the challenges the FBI faces in prosecuting armed extremists allegedly plotting violence.
Christopher Hasson is a self-described white nationalist who espoused extremist views for years.
The government said Christopher Hasson was plotting to “murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country.”