Sami Samir Hassoun

Charge Date: Thu Oct. 14, 2010
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Explosives, Killing Americans abroad
Outcome:Case pending
Convictions: None
State:Illinois
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Hassoun allegedly told an FBI informant that he wanted to commit acts of violence in the Chicago area. The informant introduced him to two undercover agents who gave him what he believed to be a bomb. Hassoun placed the inert bomb in a trashcan near Wrigley Field.

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