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
Ahmed Salah Osman 02/19/2009 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Minnesota al-Shabaab
Ahmedzay Zarein 01/08/2010 Informant Making false statements Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists, Weapons of mass destruction New York Al Qaeda
Amawi Mohammad Zaki 02/16/2006 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Material support for terrorists, Threats against the president Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Material support for terrorists Ohio Iraqi insurgency
Boyd Daniel Patrick 11/24/2010 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Firearms violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists North Carolina
Chhun Yasith 05/31/2005 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Weapons of mass destruction California
el-Hindi Marwan Othman 02/16/2006 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Explosives, Material support for terrorists Ohio Iraqi insurgency
Hassoun Adham Admin 01/08/2004 Informant Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Drug violations, Firearms violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists, Obstruction of justice, Perjury Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Florida Al Qaeda
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
Jayyousi Kifah 12/01/2004 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Florida Al Qaeda
Kassir Oussama Abdullah 02/06/2006 Informant Chemical weapons, Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Explosives, Material support for terrorists New York Al Qaeda
LaRose Colleen 03/04/2010 Informant Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Immigration violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Immigration violations, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Pennsylvania Al Qaeda
Mazloum Wassim I. 02/16/2006 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Ohio Iraqi insurgency
Mohamed Omer Abdi 11/17/2009 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Pleaded guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Material support for terrorists Minnesota al-Shabaab
Padilla Jose 11/17/2005 Informant Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Material support for terrorists Florida Al Qaeda
Sattar Ahmed Abdel 04/09/2002 Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, kidnap, or maim overseas, Criminal conspiracy, Criminal solicitation, Making false statements, Material support for terrorists New York Al Gamaa al-Islamiyya
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