Sources tell CBS News that would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad appeared on a Department of Homeland Security travel lookout list - Traveler Enforcement Compliance System (TECS) - between 1999 and 2008 because he brought approximately $80,000 cash or cash instruments into the United States.Time to fix this outdated system STAT. Thanks again to Barbarossa.
CBS News Exclusive: New Image of Faisal Shahzad in Times Square
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Another interesting tidbit: Faisal may have received online education in jihad. You don't say, color me surprised, not. Jawa Report has been hammering on this for a long time.
The 30-year-old Pakistani-American accused of trying to blow up an SUV in the heart of Times Square may have been poring through the Internet for years to gather information on jihad. FoxNews.com has uncovered several dozens of postings by a man named Faisal Shahzad on radical Islamist Salafist websites devoted to a variety of different jihadist sects.Also, it is reported the authorities tracked Faisal, but only through his tweets h/t YouTube Smackdown team member the Bartender