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-Ghazi Tareq Mousa 05/29/2007 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes Found guilty Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes New York Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
al-Kassar Monzer 05/29/2007 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, RICO/racketeering New York Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
Cromitie James 06/02/2009 Agent Provocateur, Informant, Sting Conspiracy to murder, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction Found guilty Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, Weapons of mass destruction New York
Godoy Luis Felipe Moreno 05/29/2007 Informant, Sting Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, RICO/racketeering Found guilty Conspiracy to kill Americans, Conspiracy to murder, Material support for terrorists, Murder/attempted murder of US officials, Obtaining missiles to destroy airplanes, RICO/racketeering New York Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)
Payen Laguerre 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
Sabaratnam Sahilal 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
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
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
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
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