Alison Marie Sheppard

Charged: January 31, 2018
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Florida
District
Middle District of Florida
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: May 17, 2019
Sentenced: May 29, 2020
Imprisonment
5 years and 9 months
Supervised Release
15 years
Details
Alison Marie Sheppard
  • Age
    34
  • Gender
    Female
  • Race
    White
Alison Marie Sheppard, who also went by the name Aiisha Abdullah, posted ISIS propaganda on social media. Sheppard communicated with an FBI informant and two undercover agents who were posing as ISIS members. Sheppard agreed to purchase 10 cell phones and mail them to one of the undercover agents, believing that the cell phones would be used as timers for bombs.