|Charge Date:||Thu Feb. 16, 2006|
|Investigation Type(s):||Informant, Sting|
|Charges:||Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Material support for terrorists, Threats against the president|
|Convictions:||Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Material support for terrorists|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Iraqi insurgency|
Part of a terror cell with Marwan el-Hindi and Wassim Mazloum, Amawi told an informant known as "The Trainer" his intent to acquire explosives. The group conspired to wage jihad abroad, engaged in weapons training, downloaded and training materials, recruited new members. Amawi was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
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