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
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
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
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
Yograrasa Nadarasa 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Tamil Tigers
Zayed Mohammed Mohsen Yahya 01/04/2003 Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda, Hamas