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Indonesian terrorist group’s funding traced to Maldives

The source of funding for an Indonesian terrorist group linked to the Islamic State has been traced to five countries including the Maldives, the Jakarta Post reported on Friday. The Jamaah Ansharut Daulah was wired US$29,569 by 12 people with alleged ties to IS from the Maldives and four other countries between March 2016 and September 2017, a police investigation found. The other countries were Trinidad and Tobago, Malaysia, Germany and Venezuela. The money was sent through the Western Union money transfer service to an alleged mastermind behind the JAD’s terrorist attacks. “We are cooperating with our counterparts in several countries. The National Police’s Densus 88 anti-terror squad has also conveyed the information to embassies [of the five countries] in Indonesia,” National Police spokesman Brigader General Dedi Prasetyo was quoted as saying. The money had been used to purchase bomb-making material, he said........................

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