FOX NEWS Published October 04, 2010. A document obtained and witnesses interviewed by Fox News raise new questions over whether there was an effort by the Defense Department to cover up a pre-9/11 military intelligence program known as "Able Danger."
At least five witnesses questioned by the Defense Department's Inspector General told Fox News that their statements were distorted by investigators in the final IG's report -- or it left out key information, backing up assertions that lead hijacker Mohammed Atta was identified a year before 9/11.
Mohamed Atta is believed to have been the ringleader of the Sept. 11 hijackers who piloted American Airlines Flight 11 into the World Trade Center. Claims about how early Atta first tripped the radar of the Department of Defense date back to 2005, but those claims never made it into the Inspector General's report. The report was completed in 2006 and, until now, has been available only in a version with the names of virtually all of the witnesses blacked out.
Fox News, as part of an ongoing investigation, exclusively obtained a clean copy of the report and spoke to several principal witnesses, including an intelligence and data collector who asked that she not be named.
The witness told Fox News she was interviewed twice by a Defense Department investigator. She said she told the investigator that it was highly likely a department database included the picture of Atta, whom she knew under an alias, Mohammed el-Sayed.
FOX NEWS...Sunday, August 28, 2005 WASHINGTON — A third person has now come forward to verify claims made by a military intelligence unit that a year before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, it had information showing that lead hijacker Mohamed Atta and other terrorists were identified as being in the United States.
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Lt. Colonel Anthony Shaffer and Navy Captain Scott Philpott have gone on the record, saying they were discouraged from looking further into MOHAMED Atta, and their attempts to share their information with the FBI were thwarted because Atta was a legal foreign visitor at the time.
Rep. Curt Weldon R-Pa., arranged the media roundtable, "This story needs to be told. The American people need to be told what could have been done to prevent 3,000 people from losing their lives," Weldon told FOX News this week.
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Mohamad Atta and other members of the 9/11 Hijackers were living on W Laurel Rd, Nokomis, FL, just down the road and a 8 min ride to SARASOTA FL in June of 2000 until at least Feb. of 2001 with frequent trips back to the area up until the attack on the USA 9/11/2001.
Before December 26 2000: Atta applies for flight training at Eagle Jet International Sarasota Fl, Atta gives his contact address as W Laurel Rd, Nokomis, FL 34275. Phone number is 941-685-0468. Atta’s passport number is 1617066, issued 05/08/2000, expiration 05/07/2007, Credit card number taken is VISA 4011-8008-4050-7778, EXP 07/02. Mohamed Atta, 5/21/2001, Florida drivers license A300540683210.
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