nationalsecuritylaw United States v. Kaliebe (EDNY) (complaint and plea agreement in AQAP-linked case)

June 26, 2013

United States v. Kaliebe involves an American citizen named Justin Kaliebe, from New York, who allegedly attempted to travel to Yemen to join AQAP in January. He had discussed his plans with an undercover officer, including it appears a statement in which he noted the potential applicability of 18 USC 956(a) to his plans. He was arrested at the airport back in January, and has now pled guilty to attempt under both 18 USC 2339B and 2339A. The details from the press release follow below:


United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch

Eastern District of New York