The man accused of attempting to blow up New York's National Reserve Bank had an associate in San Diego who has been been arrested on possession of child pornography, the New York Post has reported.
Howard Willie Carter II, who was held yesterday, is accused of having email accounts from a listed co-conspirator of Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis on his hard drive, along with a trove of indecent images.
Carter has not received terror charges but is an "associate of Nafis", a law-enforcement source told the newspaper.
The father of a Bangladeshi man accused of trying to blow up Manhattan's Federal Reserve Bank said his innocent son "fell into (a) trap".
A 21-year-old Bangladeshi man has been charged after an attempted attack on the Federal Reserve bank in New York was foiled in an FBI sting.