Barry Bujol

Charge Date: Thu Jun. 3, 2010
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Immigration violations, Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Case pending
Convictions: None
State:Texas
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

The government alleges that Bujol, a window washer, corresponded by e-mail with Anwar al-Awlaki, an Islamist cleric and Al Qaeda official. An informant posing as an Al Qaeda recruiter befriended Bujol and led him through training exercises. Bujol had earlier tried to fly to Egypt; he was arrested as he boarded a freighter bound for Yemen.

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