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Man suspected of terrorism due back in court

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Steven Vincent Zapata is scheduled to appear in court today for a status hearing.  He was indicted by a federal grand jury on a single charge of making a false statement. Zapata was under investigation for more than a week to determine whether he had ties to terrorism, but the feds evidently couldn't prove that.

In an exclusive television interview with KUAM News, he told us he came to Guam to be a tourist and get a job. Zapata came to Guam after spending a month in Pakistan. He is accused of lying to immigration and customs enforcement agents about how many bags he brought with him to territory.

He is scheduled to go to trial next month.

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