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
Taher Yasein 10/21/2002 Informant Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda
Tatar Serdar 05/07/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Murder/attempted murder of US officials Found guilty Conspiracy to murder New Jersey Al Qaeda
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
Villalobos Herbert 05/23/2005 Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Immigration violations Virginia Al Qaeda
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
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
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