TERRORISTS’ GROWING USE OF TELEGRAM FOR CRYPTOCURRENCY FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS

In its CryptOsint newsletter on 22nd October, Bellingcat reported that, in August, the Middle East Media Research Institute published a report about terrorists’ growing use of Telegram for cryptocurrency fundraising campaigns and how the launch of Telegram’s own blockchain network could worsen this already growing problem.

https://www.bellingcat.com/resources/events/2019/10/22/sign-up-for-cryptosint-today/

The report, “The Coming Storm – Terrorists Using Cryptocurrency”, published on 21st August, is at –

https://www.memri.org/reports/coming-storm-–-terrorists-using-cryptocurrency

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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