• BOSTON Apr 14

    Feds: ‘Breaking Bad' Inspired Researcher to Seek Poisons

    The former head of advanced research at a Boston-area biotechnology company told investigators he was inspired by the television show “Breaking Bad” when he tried to obtain the powerful poison ricin, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Ishtiaq Ali Saaem, 37, who currently lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Boston to obstruction of justice for lying to…

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