Zubair A. Ahmed

Charge Date: Thu Dec. 13, 2007
Investigation Type(s):Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting
Charges:Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Material support for terrorists
State:Ohio
Alleged Affiliation:Iraqi insurgency
Description:

With his cousin Khaleel Ahmed, Ahmed was charged with planning attacks against the US. After a failed attempt to join jihadists in Egypt, the cousins were recruited into Marwan el-Hindi's cell. He then introduced them Darren Griffin, an informant known as "The Trainer." Their training included weapons training, bodybuilding, and taking steroids. Zubair Ahmed was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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