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Poland charges two Iraqis with supporting ISIS fighter and bride from Germany

Poland charges two Iraqis with supporting ISIS fighter and bride from Germany
Polish authorities have charged two Iraqi citizens with financing the Islamic State, following a yearslong investigation into money transfers to a German man who went to Syria to join the terror group.

POLAND SPECIAL SERVICES Polish authorities have charged two Iraqi citizens with financing the Islamic State, following a yearslong investigation into money transfers to a German man who went to Syria to join the terror group.14 in the western Polish city of Wroclaw, are accused of acting as middlemen for money transfers sent between February 2015 to April 2016 to the man and his wife in Iraq and Syria by relatives in Germany, Poland’s National Public Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement.An investigation conducted between 2017 and this year by Poland’s counterterrorism and counterintelligence service found that the Iraqi men acted as brokers for the money transfers under a system known as “hawala.Poland charges two Iraqis with supporting ISIS fighter and bride from Germany Two Iraqis who were detained in June by Poland's counter-terrorism and counter-intelligence service, the Internal Security Agency, or ABW, were charged with helping to fund the Islamic State terrorist group in a court in Wroclaw, in western Poland, Dec.

After his death, his wife fled the Islamic State and was eventually detained in Turkey before being brought back to Germany, where she was convicted last year on charges including war crimes for living in properties taken from their rightful owners, the Hellweger Anzeiger newspaper reported.Family members in Germany sent money to them at least twice, the statement said.

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