US Says It Seized Cryptocurrency From Three Terrorist Groups

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    The Trump administration dismantled digital campaigns by al-Qaeda and other other terrorist groups that used social media to obtain cryptocurrency for carrying out terrorist attacks, the Justice Department said on Thursday. From a report: The U.S. seized millions of dollars and more than 300 cryptocurrency accounts used by al-Qaeda; Hamas’s military wing, the al-Qassam Brigades; and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS. “These actions represent the government’s largest-ever seizure of cryptocurrency in the terrorism context,” the Justice Department said in a statement. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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