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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 Name||First Name(s)||Charge Date||Investigation Type(s)||Charges||Outcome||Convictions||State||Alleged Affiliation|
|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|
|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|
|Wingate||Lynn||05/22/2002||Informant, Sting||Criminal conspiracy, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering||Pleaded guilty||Obstruction of justice||New York|
|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|
|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|
|Yograrasa||Nadarasa||09/14/2006||Informant, Sting||Material support for terrorists||Pleaded guilty||Material support for terrorists||New York||Tamil Tigers|
|Younes||Aisha||10/17/2001||Immigration violations||Pleaded guilty||Immigration violations||New York|
|Zayed||Mohammed Mohsen Yahya||01/04/2003||Informant, Sting||Material support for terrorists||Pleaded guilty||Material support for terrorists||New York||Al Qaeda, Hamas|
|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|