Rothschild Augustine

Charged: June 20, 2006
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
Florida
District
Southern District of Florida
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Seditious conspiracy
  • Material support
  • Importation, manufacture, distribution, or storage of explosive material
Found Guilty: May 10, 2009
Sentenced: November 16, 2009
Imprisonment
7 years
Supervised Release
10 years
Released: August 07, 2013
Details
Rothschild Augustine
  • Age
    34
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Black
Rothschild Augustine was a member of the Liberty City Seven, a group of Miami men who conspired to blow up the Sears Tower in Chicago and the FBI office in Miami. Elie Assaad, an informant posing as an Al Qaeda operative, led the plot. The FBI videotaped Augustine pledging allegiance to Al Qaeda.