James Elshafay

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

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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