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
Ulloa Melo Jose Tito Libio 01/03/2006 Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Immigration violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Florida Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
Varatharasa Thirunavukarasu 10/03/2006 Informant, Sting Arms control violations, Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Arms control violations, Material support for terrorists Maryland Tamil Tigers
Varela Carlos Ali Romero 12/04/2002 Informant, Sting Drug violations, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Drug violations, Material support for terrorists Texas United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC)
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
Walker Mark Robert 12/09/2004 Informant Funding terrorists Pleaded guilty Funding terrorists Texas al-Ittihad al-Islami
Williams Kobie Diallo 11/22/2006 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Criminal conspiracy, Firearms violations, Funding terrorists Found guilty Criminal conspiracy Texas Taliban
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
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
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
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