Mohammed Naeem Noor Khan may have been working with Pakistani investigators, ABC News reported.
"Khan apparently had agreed to cooperate with Pakistani officials and was engaged in a sting operation against al-Qaida when his name showed up in the U.S. press as part of a story about planned attacks in the U.S., which appeared during the U.S. presidential election," said Richard Clarke, the former presidential security adviser now working as a consultant to ABC News. "Khan may have bargained for an early release because he cooperated."
Investigators found information on Khan’s computer that appeared to show al-Qaida scouting major financial buildings in the United States and the London subway system.
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