Latest Terrorism funding News

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

Feb. 15, 2019 7:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. September 11th Victim Compensation Fund special master Rupa Bhattacharyya said she was "painfully aware of the inequity of the situation" but...

EU wants 23 states on laundering, terror financing blacklist

Feb. 13, 2019 6:09 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union Commission on Tuesday proposed to put 23 non-EU countries and territories on a blacklist of those it believes to pose a high risk when it comes to money laundering or terrorist financing. Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said Wednesday that the list, including such...

Texas man charged with recruiting on behalf of terror group

Feb. 8, 2019 5:43 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities have charged an 18-year-old Texas man with recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Fort Worth says Michael Kyle Sewell was charged Friday with conspiring to provide material support...

US warns Lebanon's Hezbollah not to funnel ministry's money

Feb. 1, 2019 1:12 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. is concerned about the militant Hezbollah group naming a health minister and two other posts in Lebanon's Cabinet and called on the new government to ensure the ministries' resources do not provide support to the organization, the State Department said Friday. Deputy spokesman Robert...

Terror attack gun supplier wants to withdraw guilty plea

Jan. 26, 2019 12:31 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino wants to withdraw his guilty plea. Through his lawyer, Enrique Marquez told a federal judge Friday that he'll withdraw his 2017 plea to providing material support to...

Bulgaria makes terror financing arrests across the country

Jan. 18, 2019 12:28 PM EST

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Police in Bulgaria says they have busted a suspected terrorism financing ring and detained 43 people in raids across the country. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev told reporters on Friday that one of the suspects was a Syrian citizen permanently residing in Bulgaria who allegedly...

Sweden charges 3 men with plotting extremist attack

Dec. 27, 2018 11:02 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say they have charged three men with preparing an extremist attack, and they were also charged along with three other men for financing the Islamic State group. The state prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that the main three suspects allegedly acquired and...