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
Zeb Alam 05/12/2011 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Case pending Florida Taliban
Zazi Najibullah 09/23/2009 Informant Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction New York Al Qaeda
Zayed Mohammed Mohsen Yahya 01/04/2003 Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda, Hamas
Yusuf Nima Ali 11/12/2010 Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Case pending California al-Shabaab
Yousry Mohammed 04/09/2002 Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists New York Al Gamaa al-Islamiyya
Yograrasa Nadarasa 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Tamil Tigers
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
Warsame Mohammed 01/20/2004 Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Minnesota Al Qaeda
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
Vinayagamoorthy Murugesu 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Tamil Tigers
Vinas Bryant Neal 11/14/2008 Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to kill Americans, Material support for terrorists, Receiving terrorist training New York Al Qaeda
Varela Carlos Ali Romero 12/04/2002 Informant, Sting Drug violations, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Drug violations, Material support for terrorists Texas United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)
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
Ulloa Melo Jose Tito Libio 01/03/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Florida Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
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
Thanigasalam Thiruthanikan 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes New York Tamil Tigers
Taleb-Jedi Zeinab 09/29/2006 Informant Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Funding terrorists New York Mujahideen-e-Khalq
Taher Yasein 10/21/2002 Informant Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York 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
Stewart Lynne 04/09/2002 Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists New York Al Gamaa al-Islamiyya
Socrates Nachimuthu 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy New York Tamil Tigers
Shorbagi Mohamed 08/28/2006 Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Georgia Hamas
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