They casually called other places of business to locate the additional

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He purchased 4,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate fertilizer. They casually called other places of business to locate the additional chemicals that were needed to make the explosives and stole the donators and explosive devices themselves. They were able to fly under the radar without any detection or suspicion. McVeigh was able to obtain fake
Murrah Federal Building Bombing Case Study 8 identification and in doing so he was able to rent storage units to hide the materials, stay at a hotel, and rent a truck. The truck was rented by paying for the full price in cash; most people who use a rental truck pay for the deposit and the balance at the time of return. After the bombing took place McVeigh drove until he was eventually pulled over for driving without plates. He was arrested when the officer believed that McVeigh was carrying a weapon. Some believe that he was ok with getting caught; as he did not try to run or give the officer a hard time during the arrest. A few days later investigator’s learned about McVeigh. They were able to search his car and found an envelope that held information that would help the investigators glue the pieces together and learn about Timothy McVeigh and why he had a vendetta. In 1997, a jury convicted McVeigh and sentenced him to death. The federal government, after an investigation involving over 1500 agents, also charged two of McVeigh's army comrades, Michael Fortier and Terry Nichols, for having advance knowledge of the bombing and partaking in the planning of the plot. References Linder, D. (2006). The Oklahoma City Bombing and the Trial of Timothy J. McVeigh: An Account. Retrieved October 17, 2015, from
Murrah Federal Building Bombing Case Study 9 Murrah Federal Building Bombing. (n.d.). Retrieved October 16, 2015, from - dfa4a7b971c0/1/documents--lab2oklahoma.pdf Phillips, J. (1995, April 26). Combatting Terrorism in the Wake of the Oklahoma City Bombing. Retrieved October 17, 2015, from Terror Hits Home: The Oklahoma City Bombing. (2010, May 21). Retrieved October 18, 2015, f rom

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