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
Al-Hadi Nageeb Abdul 10/16/2002 Immigration violations Found guilty Immigration violations Illinois
al-Marri Ali Saleh Kalah 02/26/2009 Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Material support for terrorists Illinois Al Qaeda
Arnaout Enaam M. 10/09/2002 Criminal conspiracy, Fraud/financial crimes, Material support for terrorists, RICO/racketeering Pleaded guilty RICO/racketeering Illinois Al Qaeda
Ashqar Abdelhaleem 10/09/2003 Informant Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Obstruction of justice Illinois Hamas
Finton Michael 10/07/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Killing Americans abroad, Murder/attempted murder of US officials Pleaded guilty Killing Americans abroad Illinois
Hassoun Sami Samir 10/14/2010 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Explosives, Killing Americans abroad Case pending Illinois
Headley David Coleman 10/11/2009 Informant Bombings, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Bombings, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Killing Americans abroad, Material support for terrorists Illinois Lashkar-e-Taiba
Masri Shaker 09/29/2010 Informant Material support for terrorists Case pending Illinois al-Shabaab
Salah Muhammad Hamid 10/09/2003 Informant Material support for terrorists, Obstruction of justice, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Obstruction of justice Illinois Hamas
Shareef Derrick 01/04/2007 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Explosives, Weapons of mass destruction Pleaded guilty Weapons of mass destruction Illinois