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Criminal Proceedings: A Timeline of U.S. Terror Cases RULE Criminal Proceedings in 2011

Posted: March 9, 2010


Introduction
Criminal Proceedings in 2012
Criminal Proceedings in 2011
Criminal Proceedings in 2010
Criminal Proceedings in 2009
Criminal Proceedings in 2008
Criminal Proceedings in 2007
Criminal Proceedings in 2006
Criminal Proceedings in 2005
Criminal Proceedings in 2004 and 2002

The following is a list of American Muslim extremists charged, convicted or sentenced in 2011 on terrorism-related offenses, ranging from providing material support to foreign terrorist organizations to plotting violent attacks in the U.S. The list also includes other Americans involved in terrorist plots and activities with terrorist organizations whose ideologies are rooted in radical interpretations of Islam. Those who were charged and later acquitted of terror-related offenses are not included in the list.

 

  • December 21, 2011 California U.S. permanent resident Oytun Ayse Mihalik is charged with providing material support to terrorists for sending money to an individual in Pakistan.  Mihalik, who was taken into custody on August 27, 2011, was originally indicted for making false statements during a terrorism investigation.

  • December 20, 2011 Massachusetts American citizen Tarek Mehanna is convicted of conspiracy to provide material support to Al Qaeda, conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country and other charges. 

  • December 20, 2011 North Carolina American citizen Dylan Boyd is sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to support terrorists.  His brother, Zakariya Boyd, is also sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in the plot.

  • December 2, 2011 Virginia Jubair Ahmad, a U.S. permanent resident from Pakistan, pleads guilty to charges of providing material support to Lashkar-e-Taiba by producing a video on its behalf.

  • November 19, 2011 New York Jose Pimentel, a naturalized American citizen from the Dominican Republic, is arrested and charged for allegedly planning to attack military personnel and other targets in the United States.

  • November 14, 2011 Texas American citizen Barry Walter Bujol, Jr. is convicted on charges of attempting to provide material support to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula among other charges. 

  • November 8, 2011 Texas American citizen Naser Jason Abdo is indicted on additional charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, attempted murder of United States officers or employees, and four additional weapons charges in connection with a plot to attack Fort Hood military personnel.

  • October 20, 2011 Pennsylvania An unsealed indictment charges Mohammad Hassan Khalid, a legal permanent resident from Pakistan, with conspiracy to provide funds and recruit terrorists for jihad in South Asia and Europe.

 

  • October 13, 2011 North Carolina American citizens Mohammad Omar Aly Hassan, and Ziyad Yaghi convicted on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Yaghi is also convicted of conspiring to murder, kidnap, maim and injure people. 

  • October 13, 2011 North Carolina Hysen Sherifi, a U.S. permanent resident from Kosovo, is convicted on weapons charges and for conspiring to murder federal employees in a plot to attack a Quantico military base. He is also convicted of conspiring to murder, kidnap, maim and injure people. 

  • October 11, 2011 New York Naturalized American citizen Manssor Arbabsiar is charged with Iranian Gholam Shakuri for a plot to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador to the United States. Arbabsiar was arrested on September 29, 2011. Shakuri remains at large, presumably in Iran.

  • September 29, 2011 Massachusetts American citizen Rezwan Matin Ferdaus is indicted for plotting an attack on the Capitol and Pentagon using model airplanes, among other charges.  He was arrested the previous day.

  • September 14, 2011 North Carolina American citizen Dylan Boyd pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

  • September 2, 2011 Virginia Jubair Ahmad, a legal permanent resident from Pakistan, is arrested on charges of providing material support to Lashkar-e-Taiba by producing a video on its behalf.

  • August 9, 2011 Pennsylvania American citizen Emerson Begolly pleaded guilty to solicitation of acts of terrorism and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence.

  • July 29, 2011 Texas American citizen Naser Jason Abdo was charged with illegal possession of a bomb in connection with a plot to attack Fort Hood military personnel.  Abdo was arrested on July 27, 2011 after a gun store employee alerted police to his suspicious activity.

  • July 14, 2011  Virginia American citizen Emerson Begolly is indicted on terror-related charges for allegedly using the Internet to encourage violence against Americans.

  • June 29, 2011 New York James Cromitie, David Williams and Onta Williams, all American citizens, were sentenced to 25 years in prison for plotting to attack two synagogues in the Bronx and to shoot down planes at a military base in Newburgh, New York.

  • June 22, 2011 Ohio Amera Akl, a dual American Lebanese citizen, is sentenced to 40 months in prison for conspiring to provide material support to Hezbollah.  

  • June 15, 2011 New York Ahmed Ferhani, a legal resident from Algeria, and Mohammad Mamdouh, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Morocco, are charged for plotting to attack a synagogue in New York City.

  • June 10, 2011 Ohio American citizen Ahmed Hussein Mahamud is arrested and charged with providing material support to Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist organization based in Somalia.

  • May 23, 2011 Ohio Hor Akl and Amera Akl, an Ohio couple who both hold dual American and Lebanese citizenship, pleaded guilty to charges that they provided material support to Hezbollah.

  • May 13, 2011 Virginia Younes Abdullah Muhammad (a.k.a. Jesse Curtis Morton), an American citizen and founder of Revolution Muslim, a fringe anti-Semitic Muslim organization that justifies terrorist attacks and other forms of violence, is charged with communicating threats against the creators of the cartoon "South Park" for satirizing issues surrounding the depiction of the Prophet Muhammad.

  • March 9, 2011 Pennsylvania American citizen Jamie Paulin-Ramirez pleaded to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists in connection with a plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist who depicted the Prophet Muhammad with the body of a dog in a Swedish newspaper.

  • February 1, 2011 Pennsylvania American citizen Colleen LaRose pleaded guilty to conspiracy to support terrorists, conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, lying to investigators and attempted identity theft.





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