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NEWS: Woman (43) is charged in New York with using cyrptocurrencies to fund terror organisations across Syria

TERROR FUNDING: Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (centre) said the indictment follows a year-and-a-half-long investigation by the NYPD Intelligence Bureau and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s Counter Terrorism Program, which was created in June 2015 to identify and pursue investigative leads related to homegrown terror plots, extremist activities, and terror-financing.

By AML Intelligence Correspondent PROSECUTORS in New York have announced the charging of a woman with using cryptocurrency to fund terror groups in Syria. Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and NYPD chief Keechant L. Sewell said Victoria Jacobs, aka Bakhrom Talipov (43) was charged under the Soliciting or Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism in…

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