Swiss Court Finds Trio Guilty In Swiss Bomb Plot

BELLINZONA, Switzerland -- Switzerland's highest criminal court has found a trio of activists guilty of plotting a bomb attack on a planned IBM nanotech research facility near Zurich.

A panel of judges Friday found 35-year-old Costantino Alfonso Ragusa, his 29-year-old wife Silvia Ragusa Guerini and their 26-year-old Swiss friend Luca "Billy" Cristos Bernasconi each guilty of conspiring to destroy the research center as it neared completion.

All three were handed prison sentences longer than three years and slightly higher than what prosecutors recommended.

Police say the three were detained in April 2010, about two miles from the IBM facility, with explosive gel and fuel almost as powerful as TNT.