Antiterror raids hit home
The FBI launched a sweep of raids across the Northeast on Thursday, May 13, in connection with the Times Square bomb attempt. Searches of a Watertown home and Brookline gas station resulted in the arrests of two Pakistani men, who officials believed had helped funnel money to the bomb suspect.
(Photo by Barbara Lacerra)
One of the three Pakistani men arrested on immigration charges last month as part of the investigation into the Times Square bombing attempt was called to testify before a federal grand jury in Boston Thursday, according to his lawyer. (By Shelley Murphy, Globe Staff)
One of three Pakistani men arrested in New England on immigration charges earlier this month as part of the investigation of the attempted Times Square bombing has been ordered deported to Pakistan by a federal immigration judge. (By Jonathan Saltzman, Globe Staff)
The three Pakistani men being held in the probe of the failed Times Square bombing followed different paths, yet share something striking in common: All three recently married American women. (By Shelley Murphy, Farah Stockman, and Travis Andersen, Globe Staff)
Last week's local arrests are part of a controversial tactic that allows people to be held for immigration violations while criminal cases are built. (By Maria Sacchetti)
One of two Pakistani men arrested last week in Watertown had the cellphone number of the man accused of trying to bomb Times Square stored in his phone and written on an envelope, a government lawyer said.
Authorities believe there is evidence Pir Khan, Aftab Khan and a third man arrested in Maine had given money to the Times Square bomb suspect. (Boston Globe)
Barbara Lacerra captured a video of a suspect being taken into custody after heavily armed FBI agents raided the home next to hers in Watertown.
Elias Audy's world turned upside-down when he received a call that FBI agents had descended on his gas stations in Brookline, allegedly seeking evidence that might link one of his employees to the attempted car bombing this month in Times Square. (Boston Globe)
Location of the raids
Globe Staff Graphic