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Wisconsin man charged in Whitmer kidnapping plot released on $10K bail

Brian Higgins is charged with providing material support for terrorist acts

A Wisconsin man charged in connection with the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been released from jail after posting a $10,000 cash bond.

Court records show Brian Higgins, 51, of Wisconsin Dells, posted bail on Monday and attended his extradition hearing in the case.

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Higgins is charged with providing material support for terrorist acts.

Prosecutors said Higgins joined a group called the Wolverine Watchmen, which had been conspiring for months to kidnap Whitmer.

He is due back in court next month.

Brian Higgins was charged after the FBI uncovered a domestic terror plot targeting Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
Brian Higgins was charged after the FBI uncovered a domestic terror plot targeting Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (WDIV)

Plot specifics: