James Elshafay

Charge Date: Fri Aug. 27, 2004
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation: None

Elshafay conspired with Shahawar Matin Siraj to plant bombs in New York's Herald Square subway station. Elshafay showed an informant crude drawings of targets for potential terrorism attacks and conducted reconnaissance missions with Siraj. He was sentenced to five years in prison.

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