Skip to comments.The FBI Says ISIS Used Phony eBay Listings to Funnel Cash to US Operative
Posted on 08/12/2017 8:00:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin
The alleged US operative, Maryland-based Mohamed Elshinawy, was charged with attempting to support ISIS in December 2015. Federal agents believed he was selling computer printers on eBay as a front for receiving funds via PayPal from the terrorist organization, the Wall Street Journal reports. The funds allegedly came from Siful Sujan, who was killed in a 2015 drone attack. The $8,700 Elshinawy received from Sujan was allegedly intended to help fund a terrorist attack.
Elshinawy was convicted after investigators reviewed his Western Union and PayPal records. Investigators subpoenaed eBay, which provided Elshinawys account and transaction information.
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To be honest - that is pretty much what the toner costs for a “cheap” printer...
The $8,700 Elshinawy received from Sujan was allegedly intended to help fund a terrorist attack.
That damn Trump. Oh, it’s Obama again.
Must have been something else that lead them to this guy.
ITEM---The Feds better thoroughly check all wire-transfers going out of US-based bodegas.......where illegals use their EBT cards.
BREITBART REPORTED EARLIER: Among the terror jihadists that travel back and forth through our porous southern border w/ Mexico is a Kuwaiti refugee named Shaykh Mahmood Omar Khabir, an ISIS operative who lives in the Mexican state of Chihuahua not far from El Paso, Texas, authorities reported.
According to US intelligence, Khabir now provides training to thousands of jihadis mostly from Syria and Yemen at a base in near Ciudad Juarez, which is located just across the border from El Paso, Texas.
US authorities found out about this shocker during an investigation of food stamp fraud in a NJ bodega, as they looked into the store's wire-transfers (remittances).
The wire-transfers all seemed to trace back to one or two accounts in Mexico City.
Cooperating with Mexican Authorities, it soon became apparent that the bodega was aiding and abetting terror. Laundered money was wire-transferred from the NJ bodega to terror cells in Mexico.
That family name sounds very much like a family I saw on Family Feud last night. They won a bunch of money, too. Wonder what they’ll use that for.
yup - the FBI is rather blumbing these days
this info that would of been better kept in house. the fact that the FBI has released this info will not stop them from using this as a method of distributing funds. all it does is serve to make them more careful when they do it. because of the decentralized way that these groups work this info could be used to track the more sloppy terrorists that use this technique.
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