Massimo Romagnoli

Charged: December 01, 2014
Affiliation
FARC
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Murder, attempted murder, or related offenses
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: September 12, 2015
Sentenced: September 12, 2016
Imprisonment
4 years
Other Sentence Details
$200 special assessment
Released: September 08, 2017
Details
Massimo Romagnoli
  • Age
    47
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Virgil Flaviu Georgescu, a U.S. citizen and international businessman; Cristian Vintilla, a former high-ranking government minister in Romania; and Massimo Romagnoli, a former member of the Italian Parliament, conspired to sell weapons to what they believed were members of the FARC. As part of a DEA sting, informants posed as FARC members interested in purchasing weapons to use against U.S. personnel in Colombia.