Home Grown Terrorist
Abid Naseer is alleged to have been part of an al-Qaeda connected plot to blow up targets in multiple countries. One of his plots was to attack the New York subway system on the 8th aniversary of 9-11. He allegedly conspired with Najibullah Zazi and with Zarein Ahmedzay who is already serving a life sentence for his part in that conspiracy. Naseer is Pakistani. He was living in Manchester, England on a student visa when arrested in April 2009. He was extradited to the United States in January 2012 to be tried in New York City. In November 2015, he received a 40 year prison sentence.