Just reported on CNN:
Student In Custody By FBI
September 16, 2005A University of Memphis student in the U.S. On a visa that expired 6 years ago is in federal custody after authorities raided his apartment. 29 year old Mahmoud Maawad of Egypt is charged with wire fraud and fraudlent use of a social security number. The FBI got a warrant to search his U of M area apartment after an online pilot’s store contacted them and told them he had made 11 purchases over a 2 month period and his debit card bounced.
Court documents show he ordered $3,300 worth of flight equipment including handfuls of instructional DVD’s and books on flying with titles like, How A Captain Should Look and Act and Handling In-Flight Emergencies.
Authorities discovered Maawad used a fake social security number to enroll in the U of M, and open a local bank account. Maawed appeared before a federal judge yesterday, and is now being held without bond.
They also said he had information on Memphis International Airport.
They caught this one... how many others did they not catch ?