Adel Daoud

Charged: September 13, 2012
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
Illinois
District
Northern District of Illinois
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Use, threats, or attempts to use weapons of mass destruction
  • Bombing, attempted bombing, or conspiracy to bomb a place of public use
FISA Notification
Yes
Pleaded Guilty: November 26, 2018
Sentenced: May 06, 2019
Imprisonment
16 years
Details
Adel Daoud
  • Age
    26
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Asian
Adel Daoud was 18 years old when two undercover FBI employees contacted him online. Daoud allegedly told the undercover employees he was interested in participating in a terrorist attack in the United States. An undercover FBI agent met with Daoud and showed him a fake bomb that was inside a Jeep Cherokee. Daoud then parked the Jeep outside a bar in downtown Chicago.
Current Location
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  • McCreary
  • pine knot, KY
  • High Security
  • U.S. Penitentiary