Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
|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|
|Convictions:||Material support for terrorists|
|Alleged Affiliation:||Iraqi insurgency|
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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