Terrorism funding

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2020, file photo, mourners place flowers in the name cut-out of Kyung Hee (Casey) Cho at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York. A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landmarks and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, authorities said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 19, 2021 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landmarks and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, authorities said. Cole James Bridges of Stow, Ohio, was in custody on...
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January 08, 2021 - 5:56 am
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Friday convicted and sentenced a senior militant leader to five years in jail in a case of terror financing, the country's counter-terrorism department in the eastern Punjab province said. The court ruling comes after authorities arrested Zakiur Rehman...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, Pakistani police officers escort Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, center, the main suspect of the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008, after his court appearance in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's security forces arrested Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 an alleged leader of the militant group that was behind the bloody 2008 Mumbai attacks in India. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash, File)
January 02, 2021 - 7:04 am
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's security forces arrested Saturday an alleged leader of the militant group that was behind the bloody 2008 Mumbai attacks in India. An official with the Pakistani counterterrorism police, Shakil Ahmed, said that Zaikur Rehman Lakhvi was seized in the eastern city...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, multiple security details are seen outside of the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Ore. A Portland area man accused by federal authorities of helping Islamic State extremists maintain a "digital caliphate" online is scheduled to go on trial in Jan. 2021. Hawazen Sameer Mothafar has pleaded not guilty to charges of providing material support to a designated terrorist organization and conspiring to provide that support. (Kristyna Wentz-Graff/The Oregonian via AP, File)
December 22, 2020 - 1:34 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man supported the Islamic State group for years from a Portland, Oregon, suburb by helping the extremists maintain an online presence that encouraged attacks and sought recruits, federal agents and prosecutors said. Hawazen Sameer Mothafar, who was arrested in November and...
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October 23, 2020 - 11:14 am
PARIS (AP) — The international organization that monitors protections against money laundering and terrorism financing said Friday that fraud related to coronavirus is on the rise. The Financial Action Task Force said fraud linked to counterfeit medical supplies, economic stimulus measures and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stands with Sudanese Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, the head of the ruling sovereign council, in Khartoum, Sudan. President Donald Trump on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if it follows through on its pledge to pay $335 million to American terror victims and families. (Sudanese Cabinet via AP, File)
October 19, 2020 - 6:38 pm
CAIRO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if it follows through on its pledge to pay $335 million to American terror victims and their families. The move would open the door for the African country to get international...
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wears a mask with the word "vote" displayed on the front during a roundtable discussion on healthcare, Wednesday Oct. 7, 2020, in Kalamazoo, Mich. The arrest of a group of anti-government vigilantes in a kidnapping plot against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presents a new twist in the 2020 political fight for the battleground state. (Nicole Hester/Ann Arbor News via AP)/
October 15, 2020 - 5:44 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general charged an eighth person Thursday in what authorities have described as a foiled scheme to storm the state Capitol building and kidnap officials, including Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Brian Higgins, 51, of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, was charged with...
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September 29, 2020 - 12:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 29 people around the country on Tuesday in a vast operation to break a complex scheme financing Islamist extremists in Syria through the use of cryptocurrencies. A statement from the anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office said search warrants are out for the two main...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2020, file photo, police spray a substance to clear the area where a colleague was down on the Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis. Two men from Minnesota and North Carolina who prosecutors say are members of an anti-government extremist group have been charged with terrorism counts for allegedly building weapons they believed were going to Hamas. They are allegedly members of the "Boogaloo Bois." The investigation into the men began after they posted messages on social media about inciting violence after the May 25 death of George Floyd. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP, File)
September 04, 2020 - 6:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two men who prosecutors say are members of an anti-government extremist group, who toted guns on Minneapolis streets during unrest following the death of George Floyd and spoke about shooting police, blowing up a courthouse and killing politicians, have been charged with federal...
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August 13, 2020 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts used by militant organizations based abroad, including the Islamic State group and al-Qaida, officials announced Thursday. Officials described it as the largest-ever seizure of digital currency...
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