Russian national suspected of providing $42,400 financial aid to terrorists
MOSCOW, May 22 (RAPSI) – A criminal case has been launched against a native of Dagestan suspected of financing terrorists for the sum of about 2.4 million rubles (about $42,400), the Investigative Committee’s press service announced on Monday.
The suspect is believed to be a supporter of radical Islamist movements and shares beliefs of international terrorist organizations.
According to investigators, from 2015 to 2016, the suspect was in Syria and provided financial services to persons involved in terrorist activities. Allegedly, he cashed money from his account using the Turkish banking system in Istanbul and transferred the funds to the Islamic State and Jabhat an-Nusra terrorist organizations banned in Russia.