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Holder: Money Trail Led to New Arrests in Times Square Bomb Case

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Posted on May 13, 2010
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According to Attorney General Eric Holder, the three men detained Thursday in conjunction with the failed May 1 bombing attempt in Times Square are suspected of supplying funds to Faisal Shahzad to help him carry out his plan.  —KA

AP via Google News:

Asked at a news conference for details about the three men picked up Thursday morning, Holder said “we believe” there is evidence that they were providing Shahzad with funds.

Holder said “one of the things we are going to be trying to determine” is whether the men knew they were supplying funds for an act of terrorism.

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By samosamo, May 14, 2010 at 9:29 am Link to this comment

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How easy it is to tout how well these new laws, that have done
great damage to the rights of people, when ‘fighting a ghost
war on terror’ where anybody on anyone’s shit list can be
‘detained’ as a terrorist.

But of course, there is that on exception which ‘pays’ and that
is to ignore the crimes that corporations, financial perverts
and the somehow complicit government(local,state,federal)
commit while looking after their masters.

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By ronjeremy, May 13, 2010 at 9:06 pm Link to this comment
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propane tanks and fireworks are not that expensive.  what kind of story are they creating here?  the whole thing smells fishy.  what about the first guy that called the police?  why did they ignore him?  financial help.  yeah, right

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By frozenporklander, May 13, 2010 at 4:44 pm Link to this comment
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Great detective work, Holmes.  Now why don’t you see about catching some of the criminals on Wall Street!

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By gerard, May 13, 2010 at 4:31 pm Link to this comment

Too bad that money trails don’t seem to lead to American criminals often enough to stop corporate thievery via credit card usury and theft by foreclosure.

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