Abdella Ahmad Tounisi was a close friend of Adel Daoud, who was arrested in July 2015 following an FBI sting in which an undercover agent provided Daoud with a fake car bomb. Daoud had sought Tounisi’s assistance in his planned attack. Separate from Daoud, Tounisi had done online research about traveling to Syria to join the Nusra Front. In 2013, Tounisi contacted online someone he believed was a Nusra recruiter; it was in fact an undercover FBI employee. He was arrested on April 19, 2013, after attempting to board a flight from Chicago to Turkey.
- Terre Haute
- terre haute, IN
- Medium Security
- Federal Correctional Institution