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The charges the suspects are facing do not carry long -- -- is -- all the conspiracy charges a maximum of five years in prison.
And the lying to investigators charge from the US citizen.
Let's get some analysis and context on this from criminal defense -- Rebecca rose woodland and Heather Hanson who witnessed onset -- Heather the news conference this afternoon gave us a lot of information.
Kind of information we hear from.
As I didn't have a great deal of choice and it was cooperating with authorities.
He also underline the fact that Diaz had not no idea that -- -- was who he was.
The thing that contradicts that is the fact that he removed -- pictures from his FaceBook page apparently.
Of himself -- to Har prior to being brought in for for questions a lot of contradicting you information here Rebecca.
Too much -- I mean it's starting to sounds a bit.
Odd that these men would go into a dormitory room watching a movie that's what they claim to FBI.
We -- we watched a movie our friend wasn't there.
Then at some point we realize when we watch CNN wow it looks like our friend gonna remove some of the things from the room.
This doesn't add up now the American citizen.
The third who is charged with obstructing justice said they were speaking in Russian a lot of the time he doesn't know what they were actually saying.
Was it a plan where they part of it the text messages when taken in or out of context don't seem like they are.
Slowly giving us the idea of what really happened they could have been talking in almost a code.
-- the word from the authorities in this complaint is this.
These guys knew the suspect they looked at the television they saw his picture they then realize that he had.
Blown up the Boston Marathon murdered three people injured hundreds and rather than going.
FBI we have a problem instead he tried to cover the tracks.
Not only that but the -- actually waited it was ten days after the bombing before he actually said what went on.
For over a week and that's what he's charged with he's charged with lying lying to the federal education and more serious chart well -- and look at the reason why I mean it delayed the investigation and if for ten days -- -- about this bombing when evidence could be being destroyed -- Atlanta let them have been destroyed in the idea and backpack that they had thrown in -- been destroyed.
That could have lost that evidence.
Between the time that the government says they looked at the television screen it said that's my friend who did this and that and what when that happened.
The law enforcement agent from MIT had not yet been murdered and I wonder are they in any way culpable.
That's what I wonder too and I wonder if we're not gonna see further charges but because if we look at this we have four interviews.
The American citizen before and only after the fourth interview on.
April 26 according to this complaint did he finally -- Well my story you know what it actually wasn't what I said the last three interviews.
We did know the two.
About six have been held on smaller charges just -- this sort of holding charged.
Now we have these charge would you anticipate more charges yes especially as you got -- the state.
-- -- at the going against these guys with regard to the killing of MIT officers happening in state court not federal court the state court -- not press charges against these gentlemen at all.
Whether or not they could be charged as an accessory to the crime is certainly an option with regard to the killing of MIT -- -- there's a lot of other cart potential case and it.
Question who what when you make the decision not to call authorities and instead to cover tracks.
Isn't it possible that they knew in advance I can see myself being so shocked that my friend would do such a thing that I -- immediate.
You would it will you be fearful that anyone else would be hurt.
God forbid your first thought would be -- my -- to -- -- to call the FBI where life that I if you're running marry -- hurt someone else where is he and that's your first thought an instinct of anyone who's not part we didn't know something.
So I'm wondering if the FBI and I'm hoping they're backtracking to see if these two or three are part of the conspiracy I -- I -- the crime prior or conspiracy to commit.
Further crimes there -- -- and we've heard allegations that there may have been crimes planned I don't.
Think I don't think they have evidence for that because I think that if they did they -- put it in this complaint there are the possibility in the future arraignment I have superseding arraignment to -- more charges.
But that's rare you know they usually put everything that they -- we talked earlier but that footnote.
And the fact that there was some idea that this at this did you -- you had -- build a bomb.
But if they had evidence I think that they would -- -- in that.
Imagine the SUV had not run out of gas that's right.
And they had headed to Times Square a packed Times Square imagine.
I thought and that's evidence would have been lost and that is that's the real problem problem with this case -- the reason why they're lying to federal agents as the greater charge here played terrible.
Yeah it certainly is -- of this is just beginning terrible thank you very much.
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