USA v. Shahzad, Faisal
New York, NY

Pakistan Taliban

[SDNY] Faisal Shahzad was charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to kill or maim U.S. citizens, among other alleged offenses. Shahzad admitted he attempted to detonate the Times Square bomb and that he had received bomb-making training in Pakistan. In June 2010, Shahzad pleaded guilty to all 10 counts for allegedly driving a car bomb into Times Square. In October 2010, Shahzad was sentenced to life in prison.