Waad Ramadan Alwan

Charge Date: Thu May. 26, 2011
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Conspiracy to kill Americans, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction
Outcome:Case pending
Convictions: None
Alleged Affiliation:Al Qaeda

Alwan, an Iraqi refugee, allegedly recruited Mohanad Hammadi, into what the government describes as a plot to provide material support to Iraqi insurgents. In conversations with an FBI informant, Alwan claimed to have attacked US troops in Iraq with IEDs. The informant supplied Alwan and Hammadi with rocket-propelled grenade launchers, sniper rifles, and explosives.

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