An update on federal prosecutions of international terrorism crimes.
Latest in Terrorism Investigations: Domestic
The FBI has taken custody of Cesar Altieri Sayoc in connection with the attempted mailing of 13 pipe bombs to prominent former government officials, including former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, and other public figures. The Department of Justice has brought five charges against Sayoc in the Southern District of New York.
The National Security Division of the Justice Department released several press releases last week—and surprisingly, none of the cases had a nexus to the Islamic State
The FBI makes its second material support arrest of 2017, and three more ISIL-inspired defendants are sentenced.
More ISIL cases wind their way through federal district courts.
AQAP and ISIL travelers sentenced and plead guilty in New York.
Noor Salman, the wife of Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, is arrested in San Francisco on terrorism charges.
In December, the Justice Department arrested and sentenced not only ISIL supporters, but international arms traffickers providing support to the FARC and members of the Ku Klux Klan targeting Muslims.
This week federal district courts in Ohio and Illinois sentenced two men on material support charges. Meanwhile, another FBI Counterterrorism suspect was arrested in Brooklyn, New York and Dylann Roof, the Charleston shooter, was found competent to stand trial.
Ahmed Rahimi, the Chelsea bomber, is indicted in Manhattan, and nine out of eleven co-conspirators are sentenced in Minnesota.