Russell Defreitas

Fuel tanks at JFK Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Final JFK Terror Plot Suspect Convicted

Kareem Ibrahim was convicted of several conspiracy counts. Two other people were convicted last year of conspiracy charges and are serving life in prison. A fourth pleaded guilty to providing material support and was sentenced to 15 years.


This courtroom sketch shows Russell Defreitas, second  left, at his arraignment at federal court in Brooklyn , Saturday, June 2, 2007. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeff Knox, left, attorney Andrew Carter, second from right, and U.S. Magistrate Kiyo A. Matsumoto are also shown in the sketch.  (AP Photo/Christine Cornell)

Ex-Cargo Handler Gets Life Sentence In Foiled Kennedy Airport Terror Plot

A former cargo handler has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in a foiled terror plot against John F. Kennedy International Airport.


Russell Defreitas (L) and Abdul Kadir (R) (Photo/Associated Press)

Man Sentenced In JFK Airport Fuel-Tank Bomb Plot

A judge has sentenced a former member of Guyana’s parliament to life in prison for plotting to blow up fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport.


Russell Defreitas (L) and Abdul Kadir (R) (Photo/Associated Press)

Jury Convicts 2 Men in JFK Tank-Blast Plot

Two men accused of plotting to blow up jet fuel tanks at JFK Airport have been convicted of conspiracy charges. A federal jury reached the verdict Monday in Brooklyn.

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