Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen traveled to Syria, where he claimed on social media that he was fighting against the government of Bashar al-Assad. When he returned to the United States, he met an FBI informant posing as an Al Qaeda recruiter. Together they arranged for Nguyen to travel to Mexico and then on to Pakistan for training. FBI agents arrested Nguyen when he purchased a bus ticket to Mexico.
- florence, CO
- Medium Security
- Federal Correctional Institution