Harlem Suarez

Charged: July 26, 2015
Affiliation
ISIS
State
Florida
District
Southern District of Florida
Sting
Yes
Involves Informant
Yes
Charges
  • Use, threats, or attempts to use weapons of mass destruction
FISA Notification
No
Found Guilty: January 29, 2017
Sentenced: April 17, 2017
Imprisonment
life
Other Sentence Details
Pending
Details
Harlem Suarez
  • Age
    27
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    White
Harlem Suarez, who also went by the name Almlak Benitez, conspired with an FBI informant and undercover agents to bomb a stretch of beach in Key West. Suarez had posted ISIS videos on Facebook. He also made statements online and to an informant expressing support for the terrorist organization. The informant introduced Suarez to an undercover FBI agent, who provided an inert bomb.
Current Location
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  • Miami
  • miami, FL
  • Administrative Security
  • Federal Detention Center