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Transcripts Released in Sept. 11 Case

Secret evidence presented in a closed court session alleged that a man who sold fake IDs to two of the Sept. 11 hijackers had closer ties to terrorism than previously revealed, according to transcripts released Tuesday. The transcripts indicate investigators from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department and the prosecutor’s office believed Mohammed El-Atriss was a serious danger to the community and should be held on a higher bail. Among the allegations made in the secret sessions was that El-Atriss, 46, was part owner of a business with ties to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and that his partner was classified by the FBI as a terrorist. El-Atriss and his lawyer on Tuesday disputed any inference that he had ties to terrorism, and U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie said El-Atriss “is not considered a threat to national security by us.” Full Story

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