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
Siraj Shahawar Matin 02/09/2005 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Bombings, Explosives, Terrorist attacks on mass transport Found guilty Bombings, Explosives, Terrorist attacks on mass transport New York
Socrates Nachimuthu 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy New York 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
Subeh Mohamed 04/22/2004 Making false statements Pleaded guilty Making false statements New York al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades
Taher Yasein 10/21/2002 Informant Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda
Taleb-Jedi Zeinab 09/29/2006 Informant Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Funding terrorists New York Mujahideen-e-Khalq
Tauseef Hafiz 10/17/2001 Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Immigration violations New York
Tebbakh Karim 06/27/2002 Stolen goods/counterfeits Pleaded guilty Stolen goods/counterfeits New York
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
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
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
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
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
Wingate Lynn 05/22/2002 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Obstruction of justice New York
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
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
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