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Terrorist Crowdfunding

Like everything else, crowdfunding has a dark side. Terrorists use a platform found on Tor (the dark web) to raise money for weapons, pickup trucks, gun accessories like silencers and even paying for your favorite mujahideen to go to combat … Continue reading

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Terrorists Using Crypto-Currencies

“Donate anonymously with Cryptocurrency” and that’s the issue as the appeal is often coming from ISIS and other jihadists typically through the message app Telegram. Money laundering laws world wide have increasingly been focusing on “know your customer” and trying … Continue reading

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Charity Crowdfunding Portal Working Around-The-Clock To Stop Fraudsters

GoFundMe, a charity crowdfunding portal, says that it has taken down “a handful” of fraudulent campaigns seeking money for victims of the Manchester, United Kingdom bombing. One such false campaign was put up by a guy “Mike Collins” for his … Continue reading

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Fight Terrorism By Crowdfunding

Here’s a way to fight terrorism: support the families affected by it. The crowdfunding page for murdered police officer Keith Palmer has raised over a £300,000 in less than one day. Palmer was killed in a terrorist attack at Westminster … Continue reading

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The Evil Side of Crowd Sourcing

Like all things, crowdsourcing has an evil side. The downing of the Russian Metrojet over the Sinai is now being blamed on a bomb. The Wall Street Journal discusses how terrorist groups are using the internet to crowd source bombmaking. … Continue reading

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