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Federal Government More Involved in Pimentel Investigation Than Previously Known

As previously reported, the charges against Jose Pimentel, a suspected Manhattan terrorist who was indicted earlier this year, carry a possible life sentence.

A New York Times article, however, recently reported that newly revealed information suggests the federal government, specifically the F.B.I., was involved in the investigation of Pimentel to a greater degree than previously believed. According to The Times, Pimentel’s attorney is now claiming that there are tapes that “demonstrate[] that Mr. Pimentel would never have done anything without the government’s intervention.”

 

You can read the full Times article here.

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