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The Associated Press
Friday, September 16, 2005; 9:13 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A university student from Egypt was ordered held
without bond after prosecutors said they found a pilot's uniform,
chart of Memphis International Airport and a DVD titled "How an
Airline Captain Should Look and Act" in his apartment.

The FBI is investigating whether Mahmoud Maawad, 29, had any
connection to terrorists. He is awaiting trial on charges of wire
fraud and fraudulent use of a Social Security number.

Maawad, who is in the United States illegally, told the judge during a
hearing Thursday that he is studying science and economics at the
University of Memphis.

"My school is everything. I stay in this country for seven years; I
stay for the school," he said.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Parker said Thursday that the
airport-related items were found during a Sept. 9 search.

"The specific facts and circumstances are scary," Parker said.

U.S. Magistrate Judge S. Thomas Anderson ruled that Maawad be held
without bond.

"It is hard for the court to understand why he has a large
concentration of those (aviation) items, and nothing else to indicate
Mr. Maawad plans to stay in the community," Anderson said.

Maawad had ordered $3,000 in aviation materials, including DVDs titled
"Ups and Downs of Takeoffs and Landings," "Airplane Talk," "Mental
Math for Pilots" and "Mastering GPS Flying," FBI agent Thad Gulczynski

The company reported Maawad to authorities when he didn't pay for
$2,500 of merchandise it had delivered, Gulczynski said.

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