2 Queens Women Plead Guilty To Terrorism Charges, Plotting To Bomb Government Buildings In 2015Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui, both from Queens, admitted in federal court in Brooklyn that they had looked for recipes for homemade explosives on the internet
Who Is 'Mel'? US Terror Case May Unmask New York Police MoleFor years, a woman named "Mel" mingled with young Muslims in New York, telling them she was a Turkish convert to the faith looking for friends. In reality, she was a cop working for the NYPD.
Women Charged In Alleged ISIS-Inspired NYC Terror Plot Plead Not GuiltyNoelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, both wore blue prison garb as their attorneys entered the pleas on their behalf to an indictment charging them each with a count of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and teaching how to make such a devise.
Prosecutors: Women Charged In Alleged Terror Plot Believed 'Armageddon' Was ComingNoelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.