Iyman Faris

Charge Date: Thu May. 1, 2003
Investigation Type(s):Informant
Charges:Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists
State:Virginia
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda
Description:

Faris conspired with Christopher Paul and Nuradin Abdi to destroy the Brooklyn Bridge and blow up an Ohio shopping mall. Faris had exchanged emails with 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and traveled to Afghanistan where he was introduced to Osama bin Laden. He eventually worked as a double agent for the FBI. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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