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Jaber Elbaneh

Suspected Lackawanna Six Operative

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AffiliationLackawanna Six
SupervisorKamal Derwish
Alias(es)Abu Jubaer1, Jubair1
Alternate Spelling(s)Jaber A. Elbaneh, Jaber A. Elbanelt, Jaben A. Elbanelt, Jabor Elbaneh, Jubaer Elbaneh
Date of BirthSept. 9, 19661
Place of BirthYemen1
Weight200 lbs1
DescriptionBuild: Stocky; Hair: Brown; Eyes: Brown.1
Charged withProviding Material Support to Terrorist Organization; Conspiracy to Same1
Charging authorityUnited States
Charges issuedMay 21, 2003
Narrative and Notes
  • Detained in Yemen at some point, then apparently escaped in Feburary 2006.
  • He speaks Arabic and English. He speaks in a Yemeni accent.
  • He has worked as a salesman and taxi driver.
  • The U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to his capture.
  • He is believed to have fled the United States.1
    1 FBI Most-Wanted Terrorist page, viewed Nov. 6, 2006.
    Photos (left to right): FBI; FBI (2000); FBI (1996)
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