A young Maryland man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the federal terror case involving a local woman known as Jihad Jane.
Dressed in green prison clothes and wearing a black headscarf, Jamie Paulin Ramirez wept as she told Judge Patrice Tucker that she’d made a terrible mistake.
Colleen LaRose, 50, of Pennsburg, Pa., admitted that she plotted to kill a Swedish artist over a cartoon that offended Muslims.
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of decades in prison for the 50-year-old defendant, instead of the formal life sentence.
Two American women and a Maryland teen convicted of helping terrorists plan a Muslim holy war are set to be sentenced by year’s end.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams says that Mohammad Hassan Khalid pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.
Congressman Pat Meehan (R-Pa.), head of the House Homeland Security subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, is holding a hearing in Washington DC on terrorism and social media.
Standing before Judge Petrese Tucker in federal court in Philadelphia, Jamie Paulin Ramirez admitted being part of the plot that included Philadelphia suburbanite Colleen LaRose, also called “Jihad Jane.”
Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, who allegedly conspired with a suburban Philadelphia woman known as “Jihad Jane” to support terrorism, is now expected to plead guilty next week, a month after Colleen LaRose pleaded guilty.
The terror defendant known as “Jihad Jane” plead guilty to terrorism charges in federal court Tuesday. The Montgomery County woman is in custody.
The Montgomery County woman charged with plotting to support terrorism has reversed course. Colleen LaRose, who called herself Jihad Jane, is changing her plea.
Prosecutors say he was the target of a death plot by alleged home grown terror suspect “Jihad Jane.”