Muhammad Masood

Charged: March 19, 2020
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Minnesota
District
District of Minnesota
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Muhammad Masood
  • Age
    Unknown
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Muhammad Masood, a doctor from Pakistan who formerly worked at a medical clinic in Minnesota, told an FBI informant he wanted to travel to Syria to join ISIS or conduct an attack in the United States. Two FBI informants, posing as members of ISIS, told Masood they could help him get to Syria. Masood traveled by train to Chicago to board a flight to Jordan. When Jordan closed its border due to the coronavirus, one of FBI informants told Masood they could get him on a cargo ship if he flew to Los Angeles. Masood was then arrested trying to board a flight to Los Angeles.