"Mr Ferdaus is said to have told an informant: 'Allah has given us the privilege ... He punishes them by our hand. We're the ones.' Posing as accomplices, the undercover agents then supplied him with grenades, six machine guns and C-4 explosives." -- BBC, 29 September 2011

"According to the FBI, they arrested Mohamud after he dialed a cellphone that he thought would detonate a huge bomb — six 55-gallon drums, diesel fuel and a large box of screws — in a large white van parked near the tree lighting. But the bomb was a fake built by the FBI ..." -- LA Times, 28 November 2010