Hassan Abujihaad

Charge Date: Wed Mar. 21, 2007
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Material support for terrorists, Obtaining sensitive defense information
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists, Obtaining sensitive defense information
State:Connecticut
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Abujihaad, a Navy signalman, disclosed the location of the USS Benfold on an online forum. Authorities taped a phone conversation between Abujihaad and an informant in which he spoke in code regarding the movement of naval ships. He was once the roommate of Derrick Shareef. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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Image credit: US Navy

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