terrorism

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US Prosecutors Seize Bitcoin Allegedly Tied to Al Qaeda, ISIS, Hamas
The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to seize bitcoin from 155 addresses it alleges were used by Al Qaeda to fund terrorism.
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Ukraine police
Suspects Detained in Ukraine for Bomb Threats Demanding Bitcoin
Ukraine's security service detained two suspected terrorists who threatened to blow up buildings if they didn't receive bitcoin.
Ukraine police

Nasrallah Lebanon Syria
The Truth About Bitcoin and Hezbollah in Lebanon
Will Hezbollah in Lebanon use bitcoin? The data suggests terror activity is uncommon despite surging crypto popularity across the Middle East.
Nasrallah Lebanon Syria

Capitol Hill
NJ Counterterrorism Chief Warns US Congress: Crypto Is Funding 'Domestic Extremism'
New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples predicted Wednesday that domestic terrorists will increasingly turn to bitcoin.
Capitol Hill

palestine, middle east
In Palestine, Civilians Are Using Bitcoin More Than Hamas
Terrorists are using bitcoin, but they aren't the only ones. Here's the real story about bitcoin usage in Palestine.
palestine, middle east

Hamas, Gaza
Blockchain Analysis Links Hamas Fundraising to Coinbase Bitcoin Account
Hamas is soliciting bitcoin donations for its military operations, but so far has only garnered a few thousand dollars.
Hamas, Gaza

terrorism, IS
Crypto Use A 'Fringe Activity' Among Terrorists, Says Think Tank
Cryptocurrencies are ill-suited for terrorist financing, a member of a think tank told the U.S. House of Representatives last week.
terrorism, IS

treasury dept
US Treasury Official Calls for Global Crypto Regulation
The Treasury undersecretary has called for other nations to regulate cryptocurrencies to help protect the financial system and national security.
treasury dept

congress
Proposed US Task Force Would Tackle Crypto Use in Terrorism Financing
A new bill introduced by a U.S. lawmaker calls for the formation of a task force to combat the use of cryptocurrencies in financing terrorism.
congress

anfaal-bitcoin
Think Tank Links Rising Bitcoin Price to Terrorist Use
The increased price of bitcoin appears to be luring terrorist fundraising efforts, in spite of the risks of being discovered.
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