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
Younis Awais 12/06/2010 Extortion Case pending Virginia
Younes Aisha 10/17/2001 Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Immigration violations New York
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
Wu Chao Tung 08/17/2005 Informant, Sting Contraband tobacco, Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Stolen goods/counterfeits Pleaded guilty Contraband tobacco, Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Stolen goods/counterfeits California
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
Wingate Lynn 05/22/2002 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Obstruction of justice New York
Williams Kobie Diallo 11/22/2006 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Funding terrorists Found guilty Criminal conspiracy Texas Taliban
Williams David 06/02/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction New York
Williams Onta 06/02/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction New York
Wasil Jarallah 04/06/2005 Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Fraud/financial crimes, Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Fraud/financial crimes, Immigration violations Michigan
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 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
Walker Mark Robert 12/09/2004 Informant Funding terrorists Pleaded guilty Funding terrorists Texas al-Ittihad al-Islami
Wagner Michael 07/27/2004 Firearms violations, Making false statements Pleaded guilty Making false statements Iowa
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
Villalobos Herbert 05/23/2005 Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Immigration violations Virginia 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)