Hamas's Al-Qassam Brigades Responsible For Cryptocurrency Theft

January 26, 2022

According to a January 24, 2022 report[1], the Cyber Crime Unit of the Delhi, India Police has uncovered that Hamas's Al-Qassam Brigades were behind the theft of 6.7 bitcoin and 9.79 Ethereum (worth over 500,000 USD) from the cryptocurrency wallet of a Delhi-based businessman, whose information and was hacked and posted to the darknet. Hackers gained access to the wallet and fraudulently transferred the contents to three accounts used mostly for terror-financing, including one based in Giza, Egypt, and the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

 

[1] Indiatimes.com/news/india/al-qassam-brigades-was-behind-massive-cryptocurrency-theft-560197, January 24, 2022.

Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor

JTTM subscribers receive daily updates on imminent and potential threats posed by terrorists, extremist organizations, and individuals worldwide.
For subscription information, click here

Share this Post:

MEMRI
2022 End-Of-Year Campaign