On Monday, Zoobia Shahnaz, a resident in New York, was allowed to be guilty of money makers and terrorist funding. One of the ways in which Shahnaz was to; These crimes include bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
According to a press release published by the Department of Justice, Shahnaz, the USA gives USD150 miles to the Islamic State (a leadership group also known as ISIS) through representatives in Pakistan, China and Turkey. USD22.5 miles were secured through bank loans from American Express, Chase, Discover and TD Bank.
After that, Shahnaz used twelve credit cards to buy USD62 miles in bitcoin and other gloves to clear and finally cash, along with another USD65.5 thousand (which is not the basis for assigned) to the bank accounts of ISIS-related companies in the countries named.
Shahnaz's actions were carried out between March and July of the year 2017. In December last year, Criptonoticias reported how the crimes were arrested when trying to escape to Syria. At that time, the defendant was against the 50th anniversary in prison. Now, this penalty has been reduced to 20 years and a fine, as well as compensation for damage.
The opposition against the Shahnaz was run by the FBI. The authorities found that the defense on Islamic State propaganda had access to a number of websites, as well as forums and social networks linked to the organization's colleagues, where violent messages are expected to be broadcast.
FBI Deputy Director, William F. Sweeney, to say Shahnaz's time would help the arrest to prevent future offenders from committing similar crimes. However, a survey carried out in the last year of the European Parliament, confirmed that many ideas are not used to express funding.
In a case made by the Department in December 2017, cryptocurrencies have not been clearly reported, & # 39; possibly due to the current worry about the cryptoactives. At this time, the press release specifies how part of the money received from Shahnaz was converted to a border-line.
The state of New York was First place in the United States to regulate exchange houses when creating BitLicense in 2015, and since then many cases include cryptoactives in the State.
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