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Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) Fight Terrorism Worldwide

LocalLabs News Service Oct. 1, 2015, 12:59pm

The Egmont Group has adapted its strategies to combat the growing threat of terrorist financing in addition to being crucial in countering traditional financial crimes.

Is Gaza Reconstruction Aid Rearming Hamas?

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 6, 2015, 4:07pm

Late last month Israeli officials intercepted enough sulfuric acid to build three tons of explosives being smuggled into the Gaza strip labeled as paint thinner in a shipment of construction materials.

Our Southwest Border: Weaknesses Invite Currency Smuggling and Electronic Money Transfers

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 15, 2015, 5:18pm

U.S. enforcement machinery for combating drug trafficking and money laundering holds enormous potential for combating terrorist fundraising that rests on exploiting U.S. border control and funds transfer vulnerabilities.

Supreme Court to Hear Iranian Objections to Terror Victims’ Compensation

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 21, 2015, 10:23am

The Supreme Court has agreed, over the objections of the Obama Administration, to hear an appeal by the Iranian Central Bank to both lower court rulings and Congressional legislation awarding Iranian assets frozen in U.S. banks to American terror victims as compensation.

Is Iranian Money Backing the “Stabbing Intifada”?

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 22, 2015, 4:08pm

As Palestinian attacks against Israelis continue in Israel and the West Bank, questions are mounting about whether or not there is any central organization as with past uprisings. In the meantime Iranian backed groups Islamic Jihad, Hamas and Hezbollah are all getting involved to varying degrees.

The Holy Land Foundation: Terrorist Finance Trendsetter

Consortium Against Terrorist Finance Oct. 28, 2015, 6:07pm

Important lessons have been learnt from the Holy Land Foundation's history.