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Former FARC Guerrilla Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 130 Months in Prison for Providing Material Support to a Foreign Terrorist Organization
Southern District of New York — December 7, 2011
Kirkland Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Threatening Public Officials
Western District of Washington — December 2, 2011
San Diego Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracay to Provide Material Support to al-Shabaab
Southern District of California — December 2, 2011
Pakistani National Living in Woodbridge Pleads guilty to Providing Material Support to Terrorist Organization
Eastern District of Virginia — December 2, 2011
Talladega County Man Sentenced to 51 Months for Mailing Series of Hoax Anthrax Letters
Northern District of Alabama — December 1, 2011
Dallas Man Sentenced to more than 22 Years in Federal Prison for Crashing a Stolen truck Through a Gate and Onto Secured Area at Love Field Airport
Northern District of Texas — November 30, 2011
Exporter Pleads Guilty to Selling Sensitive Technology to China
Northern District of California — November 17, 2011
New Jersey-Based Defense Contractor Sentenced for Violating Arms Export Control Act, Conspiracy with Chinese Company
District of New Jersey — November 15, 2011
Malian Man Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federak Court to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda and the FARC
Southern District of New York — November 15, 2011
Texas Man Convicted for Attempting to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda
Southern District of Texas — November 14, 2011
FARC Guerrilla Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 17 Years in Prison for Taking a US Citizen Hostage
Southern District of New York — November 10, 2011
Columbian Paramilitary Leader Sentenced to 33 Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking and Narco-Terrorism
Southern District of Florida — November 9, 2011
Local Man Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to Terrorist Organization
Eastern District of Missouri — November 3, 2011
Militia Extremist Convicted of Attempting to Cause a Civil Disturbance While Armed
Eastern District of Tennessee — October 25, 2011
Yemeni Man Sentenced for Acts of Piracy Under The Law of Nations
Eastern District of Virginia — October 21, 2011
"Underwear Bomber" Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty
Eastern District of Michigan — October 12, 2011
Man Accused of Acting as Unregistered Agent of Syrian Government and Spying on Syrian Protestors in America
Eastern District of Virginia — October 12, 2011
Two Men Charged in Alleged Plot to Assassinate Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States
Southern District of New York — October 11, 2011
Two More Somalis Sentenced for Acts of Piracy
Eastern District of Virginia — October 4, 2011
Chinese Nationals Sentenced 24 Months for Illegally Attempting to Export Radiation-Hardened Microchips to the PRC
Eastern District of Virginia — September 30, 2011
Hong Kong Citizen Sentenced to 42 Months for Attempt to Illegally Export Military Parts to Iran
District of Massachusetts — September 29, 2011
Former U.S. Head of Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Sentenced to 33 Months in Federal Prison
District of Oregon — September 27, 2011
Roman Conaway Sentenced for Making Terroristic Threats
Southern District of Illinois — September 26, 2011
Former FARC Guerilla Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 15 Years In Prison For Providing Material Support To A Foreign Terrorist Organization
Southern District of New York — September 16, 2011
Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
District of Columbia — September 13, 2011
Three Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support To the Pakistani Taliban
District of Columbia — September 12, 2011
Pakistani National Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Illegally Export Restricted Nuclear Materials To Pakistan
District of Maryland — September 9, 2011
New York City Resident Indicted For Providing Material Support To Terrorists
Eastern District of New York — September 9, 2011
Noted Scientist Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage
District of Columbia — September 7, 2011
Laguerre Payen Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 25 Years In Prison For Plotting To Bomb Bronx Synagogues and Shoot Down U.S. Military Planes
Southern District of New York — September 7, 2011
Former Defense Contractor Employee Faces Additional Charges For Allegedly Exporting Military Technology To China
District of New Jersey — September 7, 2011
Woodbridge Man Charged with Providing Material Support to Terrorist Organization
Eastern District of Virginia — Sepetember 2, 2011
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces FARC Leader Found Guilty Of Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States
Southern District of New York — September 1, 2011
Attala County Man Pleads Guilty To Making Threats Against President Obama and University Medical Center
Northern District of Mississippi — August 31, 2011
Brookline Man Pleads Guilty To Foreign Economic Espionge
District of Massachusetts — August 30, 2011
Two Somali Pirates Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attack that Resulted in Murder of Four U.S. Citizens
Eastern District of Virginia — August 22, 2011
Three Indicted For Bringing a Simulated Explosive Device to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
District of Arizona — August 19, 2011
Alleged Somali Hostage Negotiator in S/V Quest Piracy Indicted for Piracy of M/V Marida Marguerite
Eastern District of Virginia — August 18, 2011
Iranian National Sentenced To 51 Months In Prison For Plot To Illegally Export Missile Components and Radio Tests Sets To Iran
Northern District of Illinois — August 15, 2011
Illegal Alien from Uzbekistan Indicted for Threatening to Kill the President and Possessing Machine Gun and Grenades
Northern District of Alabama — July 26, 2011
Father Of Would-Be Suicide Bomber Convicted Of Obstructing Terrorism Investigation
Eastern District of New York — July 22, 2011
Two Charged with Conspiring to Act as Unregistered Agents of Pakistani Government
Eastern District of Virginia — July 19, 2011
Pennsylvania Man Indicted for Soliciting Jihadists to Kill Americans
Eastern District of Virginia — July 14, 2011
Talladega County Man Pleads Guilty To Mailing Series Of Hoax Anthrax Letters
Northern District of Alabama — July 12, 2011
Brooklyn Man Convicted Of Conspiracy To Kill U.S. Soldiers Abroad and Attempting To Provide Material Support To Al-Shabaab
Eastern District of New York — July 7, 2011
Two Men Indicted In Plot To Attack Seattle Military Processing Center
Western District of Washington — July 7, 2011
Members Of International Procurement Network Indicted For Supplying Iran With U.S. Military Aircraft Components
Middle District of Georgia — June 23, 2011
Seven Defendants Sentenced to Life Prison Terms For Conspiring to Kidnap U.S. Citizen In Trinidad & Tobago in a Crime That Led to the Victim’s Death
District of Columbia — June 10, 2011
Chicago Businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana Guilty Of Providing Material Support To Terror Group And Supporting Role In Denmark Terrorism Conspiracy
Northern District of Illinois — June 9, 2011
Imam From Trinidad Convicted Of Conspiracy To Launch Terrorist Attack At JFK Airport
Eastern District of New York — May 26, 2011
Southern California Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Convictions In Smuggling Schemes, Including Plot To Bring Surface-To-Air Missiles Into United States
Central District of California — May 9, 2011