Shahawar Matin Siraj

Charge Date: Wed Feb. 9, 2005
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Bombings, Explosives, Terrorist attacks on mass transport
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Bombings, Explosives, Terrorist attacks on mass transport
State:New York
Alleged Affiliation: None
Description:

Shahawar conspired with James Elshafay to plant bombs in New York's Herald Square subway station. Shahawar befriended an undercover informant who said he had connections to "the Brotherhood" and assisted with the plot. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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