Affadavit filed in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Virginia in support of a search warrant for the home of Samuel J. Crump. Crump and several other men ranging in age from 65 to 73 were allegedly plotting to conduct a series of attacks using homemade ricin.
Criminal complaint issued in the Iran-linked plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, USA vs. MANSSOR ARBABSIAR a/k/a “Mansour Arbabsiar” and GHOLAM SHAKURI a/k/a “Ali Gholam Shakuri”.
FBI affidavit for Rezwan Ferdaus accused of planning to use remote controlled airplanes to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol.
Phoenix Homeland Defense Bureau: Homegrown Terrorist Plots on the Rise in 2009.
Under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan, the Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Infrastructure Threat and Risk Analysis Center (HITRAC) has the responsibility to produce assessments that support the strategic planning needed to enhance the protection and preparedness of the Nation’s critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKRs). HITRAC analyzed information about terrorist attack capabilities, goals, and objectives to assess the potential terrorist attack methods that might be used against CIKRs.
Several domestically based extremist organizations have demonstrated an interest in recruiting current and former gang members. No specific, credible intelligence indicates members of US-based street gangs are currently engaged in operational planning on behalf of terrorist organizations targeting the United States; however, former gang members have been arrested for terrorist plotting as recently as 2005. Terrorist recruitment patterns could potentially increase gang member involvement with terrorist groups.