Jose Padilla and Co-Defendants Convicted of Conspiracy to Murder Individuals Overseas, Providing Material Support to Terrorists

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal jury in the Southern District of Florida has convicted Jose Padilla of conspiracy to murder, kidnap and maim individuals in a foreign country, conspiracy to provide material support to...


The investigation into the case was led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Department of Homeland Security.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Brian Frazier , Russell Killinger and John Shipley of the Southern District of Florida, and Trial Attorney Stephanie Pell of the Counterterrorism Section of the Justice Department 's National Security Division.

SOURCE U.S. Department of Justice