US v. Maldonado, Daniel Joseph
Houston, TX

Al Qaeda

[SDTX] On February 13, 2007, Daniel Joseph Maldonado was charged with receiving training from Al Qaeda to "fight jihad" in Somalia. In January 2007, Maldonado was captured by the Kenyan military as he tried to flee Somalia and extradited to the U.S. He pleaded guilty to receiving military-type training from a foreign terrorist organization and was sentenced to ten years in prison.