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A New York woman accused of sending bitcoin to ISIS could spend 90 years in prison

Yaya J. Fanusie
15th December 2017 - Quoted by Alexandra Ma - Business Insider

A New York woman charged with sending money to the terrorist group ISIS in the form of bitcoin faces as much as 90 years in prison.

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The Ibn Taymiyyah Media Center, a jihadi propaganda group in Gaza, started soliciting funds on bitcoin — at least $2,500 for each fighter — as early as June 2016, according to the former CIA counterterrorism analyst Yaya Fanusie.

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bitcoin, csif, fintech