Some terrorist financiers blacklisted by the U.S. government continue to raise money and attract followers on U.S.-based social media, a new report says.
That is because some financiers open new social media accounts, even as companies shut them down. Others operate uninterrupted, as their messages aren’t as overt as the more violent jihadists, where takedown efforts have focused, experts say.
In one example, the Treasury Department sanctioned Kuwait-based financier Hajjaj Fahd al-Ajmi in August 2014, accusing him of delivering money to an al Qaeda-linked terror group in Syria, freezing his U.S. assets and banning American entities from doing business with him.
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