DOCUMENT: Crime

Beware Of Guy With Shifty Eyes

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Beware Of Guy With Shifty Eyes

Next month, Eyad Ismoil is scheduled to be sentenced for his role in the deadly 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. Convicted in November 1997 along with plot mastermind Ramzi Yousef, the 26-year-old can expect to grow old in a federal penitentiary. Jurors did not buy Ismoil's bizarre claim that an unnamed man with "shifty eyes" duped him into driving the Ryder van that exploded beneath the New York towers. Following his1995 arrest in Jordan, Ismoil gave this remarkable statement to investigators, an admission that was eventually introduced into evidence at his trial by federal prosecutors. (5 pages)

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