Indonesian Charity In Syria Works With Anti-Assad Group Known To Use Cryptocurrencies To Raise Funds For Mujahideen

April 18, 2018

On April 9, 2018, a Telegram channel posted a graphic promoting a collaboration between an Indonesian group and an anti-Assad group that uses cryptocurrencies to raise money for jihadi groups in Syria. This is not the first time the Indonesian group has worked with a militant fundraising group in Syria. The graphic shared on the Telegram channel gives a WhatsApp number and promotes the Indonesian group's Facebook page, saying that those interested can donate to this "Ribath [guard duty] Project" using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Monero, Dash, and Verge.

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