Amine Mohamed El-Khalifi

Charged: February 16, 2012
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
Virginia
District
Eastern District of Virginia
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Use, threats, or attempts to use weapons of mass destruction
FISA Notification
Yes
Pleaded Guilty: June 21, 2012
Sentenced: September 13, 2012
Imprisonment
30 years
Supervised Release
10 years
Details
Amine Mohamed El-Khalifi
  • Age
    37
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
An FBI informant introduced Amine Mohamed El-Khalifi to an undercover FBI agent who was posing as an Al Qaeda operative. The undercover agent helped El-Khalifi acquire a gun and what he believed was a bomb for a suicide attack on the U.S. Capitol. He was arrested in a parking garage near the Capitol.
Current Location
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  • Butner
  • butner, NC
  • Administrative Security
  • Federal Medical Center