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Conspirators

Members of a commercial ring or corner. (See Corner, Trusts ) These merchants “conspire” to fix the price of articles, and make the public bleed ad libitum. In criminal law it m…

Zacarias Moussaoui,

member of al-Qaeda, pleaded guilty in April to planning a terrorist attack against the United States. He was charged with conspiring in the Sept. 11 attacks, but in court he denied involvemen…

Michael Scanlon

Republican political operative, pleaded guilty in November to conspiring to bribe a Congressman and other officials. He also agreed to pay $19.6 million in restitution to Indian tribes—…

Tony Rudy,

former high-level aide to Rep. Tom DeLay, pleaded guilty in March to conspiring with embattled lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Rudy admitted to accepting gifts and money in exchange for using his tie…

Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes is the most famous among the conspirators who took part in 1605's "Gunpowder Plot," a failed attempt to blow up King James I of England and the Houses of Parliament. Fawkes and his partner…

John Walker Lindh,

20, American Taliban soldier, reached a deal with U.S. prosecutors in July in which he avoided a life sentence by pleading guilty to serving in the Taliban's army. In exchange, the governmen…

Robert Blake,

actor, was arrested in April and charged with murdering his wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley, who was shot in the head in a car parked outside a California restaurant in May 2001. Blake said he went b…

John Walker

Name at birth: John Philip Walker LindhRaised in suburban Washington, D. C. and central California, John Walker was captured in Afghanistan in November of 2001, calling himself Abdul Hamid and fightin…

Guy Fawkes Day

The anniversary of the famous Gunpowder Plot Remember remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot.I see no reason why gunpowder, treasonShould ever be forgot…

Richard Mudd 2002 Deaths

Richard MuddAge: 101 physician who was consumed with clearing the name of his grandfather, Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was convicted by a military court of conspiring in the assassination of Presiden…