Skip to comments.Faisal Shahzad on Homeland Security List Since 1999
Posted on 05/05/2010 2:46:17 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Faisal Shahzad on Homeland Security List Since 1999 Posted by CBS News Investigates
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.
TECS is a major law enforcement computer system that allows its approximately 120,000 users from 20 federal agencies to share information. The database is designed to identify individuals suspected of or involved in violation of federal law.
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Homeland Security didn’t exist in 1999, did they? I thought it was a post 9-11 construct in part because of Clinton’s wall of separation between entities.
The government is great at tracking money.....terrorists are another thing.
Yet this idiot was given citizenship..how nice..yes Lindsey Graham, etc, we want to give these kind of fools amnesty..yeah, mind as well put us out of our misery now. We are doomed! What an EPIC FAIL
“Faisal Shahzad on Homeland Security List Since 1999”
There goes the template being created by the press that it is Bush’s fault. Bush was not President in 1999.
why didn’t CBS find out why he was taken off the list after Obama took office
He becomes a citizen, quits his job, lets his house foreclose, goes to pakistan and comes back with more money??
And janet didn’t think he needed watching?
>TECS is a major law enforcement computer system that allows its approximately 120,000 users from 20 federal agencies to share information.<
Most likely it contains plenty of information on Bambi’s BC.
correct, but many of the depts did exist, they just rolled into DHS when it was created.
there would have been a fed agency that tracked large amounts of cash coming in
Eh.....What’s a little money and foreclosure amongst ‘fellow’ Americans............. /sarcasm
How can one be on the watch list and still be allowed by BCIS, INS or whatever it’s called now, to become a US citizen?
Correct, but the list existed, probably in the Treasury or State Department.
Once again, we can hope that all future attackers remain as competent at what they do as the folks in DC.
The list probably mirrors Obama’s campaign donor list. That must have been the redundancy Napolitano was talking about the other day.
Should have checked first. It was in the Customs Service, which was Treasury before it became part of Homeland Security.
"Not my job" syndrome. The job of Immigration and Naturalization, the Natrualization part at least, is make more naturalized citizens. Keeping terrorists out is "somebody else's job"
They should be concentrating on his ilk, not the imprisoned Michiganians.
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