Profiles

David Coleman Headley

Charge Date: Sun Oct. 11, 2009
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Bombings, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Bombings, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists
State:Illinois
Alleged Affiliation:Lashkar-e-Taiba
Description:

Headley is a Pakistani American who was working as a DEA informant when he allegedly received training at a Lashkar-e-Taiba camp in Pakistan. An alleged co-conspirator in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Headley has been charged in conjunction with various plots, including planning an attack against a Danish newspaper and additional attacks in India.

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