A Bangladeshi citizen in the United States on a student visa, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis told an undercover FBI informant that he was inspired by Osama bin Laden and wanted to wage jihad in the United States. The informant introduced Nafis to an undercover FBI agent posing as an Al Qaeda member. Nafis told the undercover agent he wanted to bomb the New York Stock Exchange. As part of the FBI sting, the undercover agent provided everything Nafis needed for a car bomb. Nafis was arrested after delivering and attempting to detonate what he thought was a real bomb.
- edgefield, SC
- Medium Security
- Federal Correctional Institution