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.
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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.