A Whisper of Terrorism, and Its Echo
The raid last July on the offices of All Services Plus here was a lot less than advertised. The owner of the company that sold official-looking documents to illegal immigrants, including two Sept. 11 hijackers, was nowhere to be found, having left for vacation in Egypt two weeks before.
This was particularly embarrassing for the local sheriff, Gerald Speziale, who had invited reporters to the anticipated collaring of Mohamed el-Atriss.
But Mr. Speziale’s raid snowballed into what the American Civil Liberties Union says is the sole criminal case to emerge from the Sept. 11 attacks that used evidence kept secret even from the defendant. Full Story