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
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
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
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
Smadi Hosam 09/24/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Texas
Shareef Derrick 01/04/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Explosives, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Illinois
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
Payen Laguerre 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
Paul Christopher 04/11/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Ohio Al Qaeda
Moussaoui Zacarias 12/11/2001 Air piracy, Air safety violations, Explosives, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Terrorist conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Air piracy, Air safety violations, Explosives, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Terrorist conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Virginia Al Qaeda
Martinez Antonio 12/08/2010 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Weapons of mass destruction Case pending Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Weapons of mass destruction Maryland
Jabarah Mohammed 07/30/2002 Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Explosives, Making false statements, Murder, Murder of foreign officials, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Explosives, Making false statements, Murder, Murder of foreign officials, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Weapons of mass destruction New York Al Qaeda
Cromitie James 06/02/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction New York
Chhun Yasith 05/31/2005 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction California
Ahmedzay Zarein 01/08/2010 Informant Making false statements Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction New York Al Qaeda