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Long Island Woman Charged With Using Bitcoin To Launder Money To Support ISIS

Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, allegedly bought more than $60,000 in cryptocurrency and got a $22,000 loan and then transferred the money abroad. The Justice Department says she intended to join ISIS in Syria.
The Justice Department has charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud and money laundering. She allegedly converted money from credit cards into cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and transferred it abroad in support of ISIS. Source: Dan Kitwood

A woman in Long Island, N.Y., has been arrested and charged with using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin as she transferred more than $85,000 in stolen funds to support the Islamic State.

Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, is with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and three counts of

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