Details from the digital fingerprints left behind by alleged terror suspect Najibullah Zazito provided much of the evidence authorities needed to make the arrest according to an article on ZDnet. The report explains how the FBI was able to use the digital path left behind to track down the evidence that ultimately led to Zazi’s indictment.
As you read the indictment and order for permanent detention you can almost picture the various connected databases and monitoring techniques at work. Simply put, Internet surveillance and information technology sleuthing played a big role in the Zazi case. FBI agents arrested Zazi in Colorado.