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Faisal Shahzad

Faisal ShahzadBorn: 30-Jul-1979
Birthplace: Kashmir, Pakistan

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Terrorist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Attempted Times Square bombing

Faisal Shahzad, a naturalized American citizen for barely a year, was arrested on 3 May 2010. Two days earlier a poorly-constructed bomb in the back of Shahzad's SUV had sputtered up a small cloud of smoke in front of the Viacom headquarters in Times Square. Convicted in a New York City courtroom and sentenced to life in prison on 5 October 2010. Claims to be inspired by cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.

Father: Baharul Haq (Pakistani Air Force)
Wife: Huma Asif Mian (m. 2004, arranged marriage, one son, one daughter)

    University: Southeastern University, Washington, DC
    University: BA Computer Science, University of Bridgeport (2000)
    University: MBA, University of Bridgeport (2005)

    Affinion Group (2006-09)
    Terrorism 1-May-2010 (charged, five counts, pled guilty)
    Pakistani Ancestry
    Naturalized US Citizen 17-Apr-2009

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