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Times Square bomb plot suspect, Faisal Shahzad, says he acted alone; traced by cell from SUV sale

Posted By admin On May 4, 2010 @ 8:06 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Alison Gendar, James Gordon Meek, Rocco Parascandola, Corky Siemaszko and Stephanie Gaskell
New York Daily News [1]
Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The Connecticut man accused of plotting to blow up Times Square told investigators he is not connected to a larger terrorist organization, authorities said Tuesday.

“He’s claimed to have acted alone, but these are things that have to be investigated,” a law enforcement official told the Associated Press.

Officials said a disposable cell phone led to the arrest of 30-year-old Faisal Shahzad.

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Times Square bomb plot suspect, Faisal Shahzad, says he acted alone; traced by cell from SUV sale 150410banner1 [2]

Law enforcement officials were able to track down Shahzad, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan, by recovering his number from the cell phone of the woman who sold him a Pathfinder SUV just weeks before Saturday night’s failed bomb attempt.

“They were able to basically get one phone number and by running it through a number of databases, figure out who they thought the guy was,” a senior FBI official told Politico.com.

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[1] New York Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/05/04/2010-05-04_times_square_bomb_plot_suspect_faisal_shahzad_says_he_acted_alone_traced_by_cell.html

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[3] Times Square car bomber Faisal Shahzad pleads guilty ’100 times’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/times-square-car-bomber-faisal-shahzad-pleads-guilty-100-times.html

[4] Pakistan denies Taliban link to Times Square bomb suspect: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pakistan-denies-taliban-link-to-times-square-bomb-suspect.html

[5] How he nearly got away: The security failings that allowed Times Square bombing suspect to board flight to Dubai: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-he-nearly-got-away-the-security-failings-that-allowed-times-square-bombing-suspect-to-board-flight-to-dubai.html

[6] Special interrogating team formed to question Faisal Shahzad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/special-interrogating-team-formed-to-question-faisal-shahzad.html

[7] Islamic group that warned creators of ‘South Park’ denies involvement in Times Square bomb plot: http://www.prisonplanet.com/islamic-group-that-warned-creators-of-south-park-denies-involvement-in-times-square-bomb-plot.html

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