Kareem Ibrahim, 65, was convicted Thursday on five counts of conspiracy for his roll in the 2007 plot to blow up fuel tanks at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Federal prosecutors said the men wanted to kill thousands of people and cripple the American economy by using explosives to blow up the fuel tanks at Kennedy and the underground pipelines that run through an adjacent Queens neighborhood. A government informant infiltrated the group and recorded conversations.
Ibrahim, the last of four suspects convicted in the case faces life in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for October 21.
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