Jihad Watch Contest time! Bomb, Iraqi dough found in stolen car in New Mexico, Feds rule out terrorism
The new FBI seal and motto?
It’s time for a Jihad Watch contest! The FBI says they have ruled out terrorism. Still, I can’t help but wonder what Iraqis would be doing with a bomb and a stolen car in New Mexico. I’ll send a free autographed copy of one of my books (your choice) to the person who can solve this mystery for me, and come up with the best (most imaginative, most entertaining, loopiest, most outlandishly plausible) explanation.
Los Lunas, by the way, is just south of Albuquerque, slightly west of the center of the state. “Bomb, Iraqi currency lure FBI into stolen-car case,” by Jeff Maher and Reed Upton at KOB.com (thanks to Mackie):
The FBI is now involved in the theft of a car after it was found in Los Lunas with an explosive device and Iraqi currency inside
FBI agents say that they have ruled out terrorism.
The car was reported stolen last week. After the theft, the car”s owner was fueling his motorcycle when he spotted his stolen car….
The car”s owner pulled the keys out of the ignition of his stolen car and the people in the car fled.
When police arrived, they found the explosive device and less than $1,000 worth of Iraqi cash.
“We don”t know what their intentions were,” said Nuanes. “We don”t know what they were planning on doing with any of this.”…