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December

December 17, 2010
Founding Member of Abu Sayyaf Group Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for 1995 Hostage Taking Involving U.S. and Philippine Citizens

December 15, 2010
Abdul Kadir Sentenced to Life in Prison for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

December 14, 2010
Dutch Woman and 17 Other Members of FARC Terrorist Organization Indicted on Hostage-taking and Weapons Charges

December 14, 2010
Holy Land Foundation Representative Sentenced

December 8, 2010
Maryland Man Charged in Plot to Attack Armed Forces Recruiting Center

December 1, 2010
Jury Finds Connecticut Man Guilty of Making Grenades, Selling Guns Intended for White Supremacist Group

November

November 27, 2010
Oregon Resident Arrested in Plot to Bomb Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Portland

November 24, 2010
Five Somalis Convicted of Piracy Against USS Nicholas

November 17, 2010
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Conspiring in the 1998 Destruction of United States Embassies in East Africa Resulting in Death

November 17, 2010
Viktor Bout Extradited to the United States to Stand Trial on Terrorism Charges

November 8, 2010
Imprisoned Spy Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Act as an Agent of the Russian Government and Money Laundering

October

October 26, 2010
Hawaii Resident Charged with Making False Statements in a Matter Involving International Terrorism

October 22, 2010
Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Spy for the People’s Republic of China

October 20, 2010
Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to a Foreign Terrorist Organization and Encouraging Violent Jihadists to Kill U.s. Citizens

October 19, 2010
Man Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Attempting to Use a Weapon of Mass Destruction to Bomb Skyscraper in Downtown Dallas

October 18, 2010
Four Men Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Plotting to Bomb Synagogue and Jewish Community Center and to Shoot Military Planes with Stinger Missiles

October 15, 2010
California Couple Charged with Conspiring to Export Sensitive Technology to People’s Republic of China

October 6, 2010
Employee of High Technology Company Charged with Seeking to Provide Confidential Business Information to a Foreign Government

October 5, 2010
Faisal Shahzad Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Life in Prison for Attempted Car Bombing in Times Square

September

September 23, 2010
Aafia Siddiqui Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 86 Years for Attempting to Murder U.S. Nationals in Afghanistan and Six Additional Crimes

September 17, 2010
Former Workers at Los Alamos Charged with Transmitting Classified Nuclear Weapons Data to Injure the United States

September 15, 2010
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges Long Island Man With Engaging in Hawala Activity That Funded Attempted Times Square Bombing

September 14, 2010
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Additional Charges Against Two U.S. Citizens Alleged to Have Provided Material Support to Al Qaeda

September 10, 2010
Ivory Coast citizen arrested in plot to illegally export weapons from the U.S.

September 1, 2010
Pakistani Taliban Leader Charged in Terrorism Conspiracy Resulting in Murder of Seven Americans in Afghanistan

August

August 31, 2010
Alleged Bin Laden Aide Re-Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Life in Prison for Brutal Attack on Prison Guard and Attempt to Attack His Lawyers

August 27, 2010
Employee of Federal Contractor Charged with Disclosing National Defense Information to National News Reporter

August 9, 2010
Hawaii Man Convicted of Providing Defense Information and Services to People’s Republic of China

August 5, 2010
Fourteen Charged with Providing Material Support to Somalia-Based Terrorist Organization Al-Shabaab

August 4, 2010
Chicago Man Arrested for Attempting to Provide Material Support to a Terrorist Organization

August 2, 2010
American and Guyanese Citizens Convicted of Conspiracy to Launch Attack at JFK Airport

July

July 28, 2010
Founding Member of Abu Sayyaf Group Pleads Guilty to 1995 Hostage Taking Involving U.S. and Philippine Citizens

July 16, 2010
Former State Department Official Sentenced to Life in Prison for Nearly 30-year Espionage Conspiracy

July 15, 2010
Former Attorney Lynne Stewart Re-Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Ten Years in Prison for Terrorism-Related Crimes

July 8, 2010
Ten Russian Agents Plead Guilty and Are to Be Removed from the United States

July 7, 2010
Former Congressman Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Justice, Acting as Unregistered Foreign Agent

July 7, 2010
Charges Unsealed Against Five Alleged Members of Al-Qaeda Plot to Attack the United States and United Kingdom

June

June 28, 2010
Ten Alleged Secret Agents Arrested in the United States

June 21, 2010
Faisal Shahzad Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to 10 Federal Crimes Arising from Attempted Car Bombing in Times Square

June 17, 2010
Faisal Shahzad Indicted for Attempted Car Bombing in Times Square

June 17, 2010
Iranian National Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Export Munitions from the United States

June 17, 2010
Kosovar National Charged with Terrorism Violations

June 6, 2010
Two New Jersey Men Arrested and Charged with Conspiring to Kill Persons Outside the United States

May

May 26, 2010
Man Admits Attempting to Use a Weapon of Mass Destruction to Bomb Skyscraper in Downtown Dallas

May 24, 2010
Former FBI Contract Linguist Sentenced for Leaking Classified Information to Blogger

May 19, 2010
Al-Qaida Supporter Pleads Guilty to Supporting Terrorist Organization; KC Man Also Admits to Bank Fraud, Overseas Money Laundering

May 17, 2010
Two Chinese Nationals Convicted of Illegally Exporting Electronics Components Used in Military Radar & Electronic Warfare

May 13, 2010
Taiwan Citizen Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Export Missile Components from the U.S. to Iran

April

April 30, 2010
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges Two Brooklyn Men With Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda

April 27, 2010
U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda

April 23, 2010
Zarein Ahmedzay Pleads Guilty to Terror Violations in Connection with Al-Qaeda New York Subway Plot

April 19, 2010
Westchester Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison in Manhattan Federal Court for Attempting to Finance Terrorism and Perpetrating Massive Investment Fraud

April 2, 2010
Women from Colorado and Pennsylvania Charged with Terrorism Violations in Superseding Indictment

March

March 29, 2010
Nine Members of a Militia Group Charged with Seditious Conspiracy and Related Charges

March 26, 2010
Chicago Man Charged with Providing Material Support to Al Qaeda by Attempting to Send Funds Overseas

March 18, 2010
Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty to Role in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies

March 18, 2010
Hijacker of Pan American Flight 281 Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court

March 9, 2010
Pennsylvania Woman Indicted in Plot to Recruit Violent Jihadist Fighters and to Commit Murder Overseas

February

February 25, 2010
Two Charged with Terror Violations in Connection with New York Subway Plot

February 22, 2010
Najibullah Zazi Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Use Explosives Against Persons or Property in U.S., Conspiracy to Murder Abroad and Providing Material Support to Al-Qaeda

February 19, 2010
Justice Department and FBI Announce Formal Conclusion of Investigation into 2001 Anthrax Attacks

February 17, 2010
U.S. Announces New Indictment Against International Arms Dealer Viktor Bout and American Co-Conspirator for Money Laundering, Wire Fraud, and Conspiracy

February 5, 2010
U.K. Firm Pleads Guilty to Illegally Exporting Boeing 747 Aircraft to Iran

February 4, 2010
Taiwan Exporter Arrested on Charges of Exporting Missile Components from the United States to Iran

February 3, 2010
Aafia Siddiqui Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Attempting to Murder U.S. Nationals in Afghanistan and Six Additional Charges

January

January 25, 2010
Two Defendants Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to the LTTE, a Foreign Terrorist Organization

January 22, 2010
Two Defendants Sentenced to 26 and 14 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to the LTTE, a Foreign Terrorist Organization

January 22, 2010
Defense Department Official Sentenced to 36 Months for Espionage, False Statement Charges

January 14, 2010
Tahawwur Rana and David Headley Indicted for Alleged Roles in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies

January 12, 2010
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Files Superseding Indictment Against Alleged Somali Pirate Charging Involvement in Two Additional Hijackings

January 6, 2010
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Indicted for Attempted Bombing of Flight 253 on Christmas Day

Updated April 10, 2015