Boston bomber able to buy $400 in explosive despite intel alertsSubmitted by Sue4theBillofrights on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 20:16
Despite "multiple" warnings from Russian intelligence that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had turned to violent jihad, the suspected author of the horrific Boston Marathon massacre was able to buy $400 worth of fireworks in nearby Seabrook, NH., a source of explosive.
The older Tsarnaev brother showed his driver's license as required, and allowed it to be photocopied for store records, also as required. Tsarnaev had been interviewed at least once by the FBI in 2011 as a follow up on warnings from the Russian FSB intelligence service. At the time of the purchase in January 2013, he was on two different terror watch lists.
The black powder from the large "mortar" style fireworks was allegedly used in the pressure cooker bombs exploded in the Boston Marathon bombing.
In addition, despite the ability of the FBI to secure a search warrant for the monitoring and search of Internet usage in cases where "probable cause" exists that a crime might be committed, the Tsarnaev brothers were able to download instructions for the making of pressure cooker bombs from the jihadist website "Inspire."... FULL ARTICLE AT: http://digitaljournal.com/article/350345