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"A Manhattan jury convicted Jacobs of three felony counts of providing support for an act of terrorism, as well as conspiracy, money laundering and criminal possession of a weapon. The NGO Counter Extremism Project lists Victoria Jacobs, aka Bakhrom Talipov, as an "extremist leader," and it says she may have been providing information to terrorists since 2018."

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February 2, 2024
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"Although the U.S. and the European Union have designated Hamas as a terrorist organization, 'they’re not effectively cut off from the international financial system,' said Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project. 'They actually are able to invest funds in companies and in real estate.'
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Cryptocurrencies have helped the group invest its money while bypassing international financial sanctions according to a report by the Counter Extremism Project."

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October 25, 2023
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"World Geostrategic Insights interview with Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on how terrorists operate and finance their activities through cryptocurrencies, the extent to which this phenomenon has been spreading in Europe and the United States, and the prospects for imposing robust regulation on the cryptocurrency industry and preventing the misuse of digital currencies for criminal activities, such as money laundering and terrorist financing."

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March 26, 2023
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"Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, the Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), spoke with EER on this episode of the podcast about the use of cryptocurrency and related technologies by terrorists and other malign actors."

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March 3, 2023
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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On February 26, 2015, a Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a market in Biu, Nigeria, killing 19 people and injuring 20 others. A second attempted-suicide bomber was caught and beaten by a crowd before he was able to carry out his attack.

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