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Russia Arrests an Islamic State’s Financier

Friday 14 February 2020

MOSCOW (TASS) — Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) arresteed a Moscow Region resident, who ran a fundraiser for the Islamic State (ex ISIS) terrorist organization, banned in Russia. The man reportedly transferred 25 mln rubles ($394,000) to the terror group, the FSB press service told TASS.

Russian Federal Security Service / TASS)

According to the intelligence service, the man was a member of a secretive cell that raised and transferred funds to the Islamic State. “The operative measures revealed the scheme and mechanisms of terrorist funding, which were used to transfer more than 25 mln rubles”, the FSB said.

The terrorist financier’s activity was cut by the FSB together with Federal Financial Monitoring Service and the Interior Ministry’s Main Directorate on Countering Extremism. “During the searches, means of communication, payment devices and other items and documents have been found that prove [the man’s] criminal activity”, the service noted.


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