Mustafa Mousab Alowemer

Charged: June 18, 2019
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Pennsylvania
District
Western District of Pennsylvania
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Importation, manufacture, distribution, or storage of explosive material
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Mustafa Mousab Alowemer
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, who came to the United States in 2016 as a refugee from Syria, allegedly plotted to bomb a Christian church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Alowemer had communicated online with an FBI employee he believed was an ISIS associate. Alowemer recorded of video of himself pledging allegiance to ISIS and sent bomb-making instructions to the undercover agent, according to the FBI. Alowemer also allegedly provided the FBI agent with items he believed were to be used in the construction of a bomb.