Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion

Charged: February 08, 2019
Affiliation
Lashkar-e-Taiba
State
New York
District
Southern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Awaiting Trial
Details
Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion
  • Age
    31
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Unknown
Jesus Wilfredo Encarnacion allegedly expressed his desire to join a terrorist group in an online group chat. Encarnacion used the online handles Jihadistsoldgier, Jihadinhear, Jihadinheart, and Lionofthegood.” He was then introduced to an undercover FBI agent. In encrypted conversations with the agent, Encarnacion allegedly said he wanted to join Lashkar-e-Taiba. According to court records, Encarnacion purchased a ticket to travel to Pakistan. He was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport.