Profiles in Terror

For this searchable terror trial database, we analyzed the cases of 508 post-9/11 domestic terrorism defendants, building on a list compiled by the US Department of Justice and including additional cases that meet DOJ's criteria. You can run your own analysis of the data, or browse the full list below. See charts from this data or read the full investigation.

Last Namesort icon First Name(s) Charge Date Investigation Type(s) Charges Outcome Convictions State Alleged Affiliation
Yaghi Ziyad 11/24/2010 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Case pending North Carolina
Wotulo Erick 09/19/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Maryland Tamil Tigers
Williams Kobie Diallo 11/22/2006 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Funding terrorists Found guilty Criminal conspiracy Texas Taliban
Washington Levar 08/31/2005 Conspiracy to murder, Firearms violations, RICO/racketeering, Sedititious conspiracy Pleaded guilty Firearms violations, Sedititious conspiracy California Jam'iyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheeh
Warsame Ahmed Abdulkadir 06/30/2011 Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training Case pending New York Al Qaeda, al-Shabaab
Wagner Michael 07/27/2004 Firearms violations, Making false statements Pleaded guilty Making false statements Iowa
Varatharasa Thirunavukarasu 10/03/2006 Informant, Sting Arms control violations, Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Arms control violations, Material support for terrorists Maryland Tamil Tigers
Upshur Traci 09/18/2001 Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations Found guilty Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations Virginia al-Fuqra
Ujaama Earnest James 08/28/2002 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Funding terrorists Washington Al Qaeda
Subasic Anes 11/24/2010 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Case pending North Carolina
Subandi Haji 09/19/2006 Informant, Sting Arms control violations, Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Arms control violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Maryland Tamil Tigers
Steitiye Ali Khaled 03/16/2004 Informant Firearms violations Pleaded guilty Firearms violations Oregon Al Qaeda
Siddiqui Aafia 09/02/2008 Conspiracy to kill Americans, Firearms violations, Murder/attempted murder of US officials Found guilty Firearms violations, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Terrorist acts New York Al Qaeda
Shnewer Mohamad Ibrahim 05/07/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Firearms violations, Murder/attempted murder of US officials Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, Murder/attempted murder of US officials New Jersey Al Qaeda
Sherifi Hysen 11/24/2010 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Case pending North Carolina
Shahzad Faisal 06/17/2010 Explosives, Firearms violations, Terrorist conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists New York Taliban
Samana Hammad Raiz 08/31/2005 Conspiracy to murder, Firearms violations, RICO/racketeering, Sedititious conspiracy Pleaded guilty Sedititious conspiracy California Jam'iyyat Ul-Islam Is-Saheeh
Salat Mustafa Ali 07/20/2010 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal solicitation, Firearms violations, Immigration violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Case pending Minnesota al-Shabaab
Royer Randall Todd 06/25/2003 Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Firearms violations, Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists, Plotting expedition against friendly nation, Sedititious conspiracy Pleaded guilty Explosives, Firearms violations Virginia
Rodriguez-Acevedo Hector 05/20/2005 Drug violations, Firearms violations, Terrorist conspiracy Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Florida United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)
Rizvi Arsalan Absar 11/28/2001 Firearms violations, Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Firearms violations Colorado
Reynolds Michael Curtis 10/03/2006 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Criminal solicitation, Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Criminal solicitation, Explosives, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists Pennsylvania Al Qaeda
Reid Richard 01/16/2002 Air safety violations, Conspiracy to kill Americans, Firearms violations, Terrorist attacks on mass transport, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Air safety violations, Conspiracy to kill Americans, Firearms violations, Weapons of mass destruction Massachusetts Al Qaeda
Rehman Tariq Ur 07/07/2010 Informant Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training, Terrorist conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Case pending New York Al Qaeda
Qazi Shiraz Syed 11/28/2006 Agent Provocateur, Informant Firearms violations Found guilty Firearms violations Texas Taliban