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U.S. Officials Seize Record Amount of Cryptocurrency from Mid-East Terror Groups

Federal prosecutors said the Justice Department has seized $2 million worth of cryptocurrency from Middle East-based terror groups. So reports CNN.

crypto 3569795 640smallIt was the largest “government takeover of online terrorist financing” in U.S. history. The coins confiscated from ISIS, al Qaeda and Hamas militants would have been used to “buy weapons and train would-be attackers.” The seizure included 300 crypto accounts, four Facebook pages and four websites.

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