Francisco Joseph Arcila Ramirez

Charged: January 01, 2019
Affiliation
National Liberation Army
State
Florida
District
Southern District of Florida
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Making false statements
  • Firearms violations
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: September 27, 2019
Sentenced: January 29, 2020
Imprisonment
20 years
Details
Francisco Joseph Arcila Ramirez
  • Age
    36
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Francisco Joseph Arcila Ramirez shipped guns purchased in Miami to Colombia for use by the ELN, or National Liberation Army, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Two unnamed co-conspirators purchased the guns at local stores on Arcila Ramirez's instructions. Arcila Ramirez had met with an ELN weapons broker in Colombia, where he accepted about $15,000 to buy and ship weapons from the United States.