US seizes websites, crypto-currency from ISIS, other terror groups

Credit: WorldNews- Published on August 14, 2020
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) – The US Justice Department announced on Thursday that it had seized some $2 million in crypto-currency, including Bitcoin, which was part of the fund-raising efforts of ISIS, as well as two other Middle Eastern terrorist organizations. Most of the money that the US seized was raised by Hamas and...
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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Salafi jihadist terrorist and militant group
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United States Department of Justice

U.S. federal executive department in charge of law enforcement
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The Justice Department said more than $6.5 million in cash and virtual currencies, as well as 500 kilograms of drugs, have been seized.
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Washington, D.C.

Capital of the United States of America
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Bitcoin

Decentralized cryptocurrency
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Hamas

Palestinian Islamic political organization
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Muslims

Adherents of the religion of Islam
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Al-Qaeda

Salafi jihadist organization
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