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
Sandhu Parvez Mehmood 05/23/2007 Informant, Sting Contraband tobacco, Fraud/financial crimes, RICO/racketeering, Terrorist fundraising Pleaded guilty RICO/racketeering Maryland Al Qaeda
Sarachandran Sathajhan 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
Sedaghaty Pirouz 02/17/2005 Informant Criminal conspiracy, Fraud/financial crimes Found guilty Criminal conspiracy, Tax violations Oregon al-Haramain Islamic Foundation
Shah Tarik 06/27/2005 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda
Shah Syed Mustajab 10/30/2002 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Drug violations, Funding terrorists, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Drug violations, Material support for terrorists California Al Qaeda
Shaikh Kamran 08/05/2004 Informant Immigration violations, Making false statements Pleaded guilty Immigration violations, Making false statements North Carolina
Shareef Derrick 01/04/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Explosives, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Illinois
Sheikh Deka Abdalla 05/25/2011 Informant, Sting Making false statements, Obstruction of justice Case pending Texas al-Shabaab
Sherifi Hysen 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
Shishani Omar 07/21/2002 Informant Criminal conspiracy, Smuggling, Stolen goods/counterfeits Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy, Smuggling Michigan Al Qaeda
Shnewer Mohamad Ibrahim 05/07/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Firearms violations, Murder/attempted murder of US officials Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, Murder/attempted murder of US officials New Jersey Al Qaeda
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
Smadi Hosam 09/24/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Texas
Socrates Nachimuthu 09/14/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy New York Tamil Tigers
Soedirdja Helmi 10/03/2006 Informant, Sting Arms control violations, Criminal conspiracy, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Arms control violations, RICO/racketeering Maryland Tamil Tigers
Steitiye Ali Khaled 03/16/2004 Informant Firearms violations Pleaded guilty Firearms violations Oregon Al Qaeda
Subandi Haji 09/19/2006 Informant, Sting Arms control violations, Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Arms control violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Maryland Tamil Tigers
Subasic Anes 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
Surratt Donald Thomas 06/03/2003 Informant Criminal conspiracy, Hostage taking Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy, Hostage taking Virginia Lashkar-e-Taiba
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
Tapasco Romero Jalal Saadat 01/03/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations Pleaded guilty Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations Florida Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
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
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
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