Burson Augustin

Charge Date: Thu Jun. 22, 2006
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Explosives, Material support for terrorists, Sedititious conspiracy
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda

Augustin was a member of the Liberty City Seven, a group of Miami men who conspired to blow up Sears Tower in Chicago and the FBI office in Miami. An informant posing as an Al Qaeda operative led the plot. The FBI videotaped Augustin pledging allegiance to Al Qaeda. He was sentenced to 6 years in prison.

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