Photo credit: Michael Hnatov
Accession Number: C.2015.285.10
Dimensions: 1 ⅞ in X 2 in X 3/8 in
Dimensions (Metric): 2.54 cm X 5.08 cm X 7.62 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Frank Pellegrino
Green matchbook depicting Fazul Abdullah Mohammed on the front with printed text in French. Inside the matchbook is French text offering a reward for information about the suspect. The back of the matchbook includes an image from the 1998 embassy terrorist bombing in Nairobi.
One way American counterterrorism agents sought information about terrorists whereabouts was through the regional distribution of matchbooks featuring pictures and offering rewards for information.