A jazz musician and martial arts instructor, Tarik Shah was introduced to an undercover informant at a bookstore in Brooklyn. The two discussed training plans and how to support terrorism. Shah expressed his commitment to the cause and his willingness to recruit others, utilize his contacts, and start a homegrown cell. He was arrested after pledging allegiance to Al Qaeda.
- Petersburg Low
- hopewell, VA
- Low Security
- Federal Correctional Institution