Tagged: isis

New York Fraudster Bought $62 000 of Cryptocurrencies for ISIS

A 27-year-old woman in New York has pleaded guilty to financing the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS or Daesh). According to a release from the US Department of Justice, between March and July 31st, 2017, Zoobia Shahnaz of Brentwood, New York, committed multiple acts… Read More

Kickstarter’s Campaign to Aid Syrian Refugees Surpasses $1.6M During the Final Hours

With less than 24 hours until its crowdfunding campaign dedicated to Syrian Refugees comes to an end, Kickstarter has successfully secured over $1.6 million thanks to 26,000 backers. Last week, Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler announced that the White House reached out and asked if its team… Read More

Diaspora Social Network, Originally Crowdfunded on Kickstarter, Now Being Used by ISIS

In a posting on the Diaspora blog entitled, “Islamic State Fighters on Diaspora*”, the site operators have clarified they cannot prevent anyone from using their software as multiple reports have been released indicating ISIS is actively using their platform. ISIS, or Islamic State of Iraq… Read More

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