From the NY Post:
A 19-year-old Connecticut college student last week sold her Nissan Pathfinder over the Internet — only to learn that it was used in Saturday’s attempted bombing of Times Square.
Peggy Colas of Bridgeport recalled that the buyer — identified by sources last night as Shahzad Faisal a naturalized America of Pakistani descent — – “talked very softly, and he said he was just going to drive around and visit friends in New York,” the young woman’s brother told The Post yesterday.
Authorities believe that Colas sold the SUV to Faisal — who lives about 20 minutes from her, in Shelton, Conn. — on April 28 for $1,300. The man reportedly paid her in $100 bills.
Later that day, Colas posted a message on her Facebook page that read, “I’m soooo happy I got a new car .”
But by late Sunday, she was clearly upset, posting: “OMG! I HAD A CRAZY DAY . . . IT’S OFFICIAL. I HAVE BAD LUCK. SMH I HOPE THEY FIND THAT BASTARD.”
CBS News, without naming Colas, reported that she told investigators the buyer was Middle Eastern or Hispanic.
Colas, a student at Post University in Waterbury, was questioned by federal authorities in Bridgeport on Sunday after they traced the SUV to her through its ID number.