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What You Should Know / April 19, 2009 -- BINGHAMTON — Years before he achieved infamy for slaughtering 13 people and killing himself, Jiverly A. Wong was sparking fears among immigration officials, police and his own father.The federal employee who did Wong's criminal background check used the term "sketchy." One Southern Tier police agency thought his pistol permit application merited extra attention. Another believed he'd robbed a bank of almost $10,000.Those are some of the questions Wong raised among authorities who would decide if he would become a citizen, if he could possess a firearm, and later, if he would be charged with the daring daylight holdup of a bank about 40 miles from his Johnson City apartment.

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