Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame

Charged: June 29, 2011
Affiliation
Al Qaeda, Shabab
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Criminal conspiracy
  • Material support
  • Firearms violations
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: December 20, 2011
Details
Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame fought for the Shabab and brokered a deal for the group to purchase weapons from Al Qaeda. He was captured in the Gulf of Aden and interviewed for two months for intelligence purposes before he was read his Miranda rights. His sentencing has been delayed as he continues to provide intelligence to U.S. officials.