26 Jun 2003

FBI investigates visitor to American Samoa carrying fourteen passports

10:32 am on 26 June 2003

The FBI is now investigating the case of a man who arrived in American Samoa with 14 passports and a series of immigration stamps.

Leiataua Alai'lima, the head of the Territorial Homeland Security office, says the man is thought to be either British, Somali or Italian.

Leiataua says the man has been released after being interviewed by FBI agents but is being kept under surveillance.