U.S. sanctions ISIS financial facilitator accused of trafficking

On Monday, the United States approved a network of five ISIS financial facilitators accused of assisting terrorist groups by smuggling children from refugee camps for recruitment as combatants.

so statement, The US Treasury said five individuals (Dwi Dahlia Susanti, Rudi Heryadi, Ari Kardian, Muhammad Dandi Adhiguna, and Dini Ramadhani) were working in Indonesia, Syria, and Turkey.

As a result of sanctions, all assets and assets in the United States will be blocked.

They “promoted extremist travel to Syria and other areas where ISIS operates” and made a transfer of funds to support the group’s efforts at Syria-based refugee camps. Was accused of.

The network raised funds in Indonesia and Turkey for the group, saying “some of them were used to smuggle children from camps and deliver them to ISIS foreign fighters as potential recruits.”

“By designating them, we aim to open and confuse the international ISIS facilitation network that funded the adoption of ISIS. [the recruitment] Syria’s vulnerable children, “said Secretary of State Antony Blinken. statement.

According to the Ministry of Finance, residents of Syrian refugee camps include those evacuated by ISIS, as well as ISIS members, supporters, and their families.

“ISIS sympathizers in more than 40 countries have sent money to ISIS-linked individuals in these camps to support the future resurgence of ISIS,” it said.

Alhor Camp is recognized as “the largest refugee camp in northeastern Syria” and accommodates up to 70,000 people, most of them women and children.

“Al-Hawl alone, ISIS supporters receive up to $ 20,000 a month via the informal transfer mechanism hawala. Most of these transfers were made outside Syria or in neighborhoods such as Turkey. It has passed the nations. “

Sanctions followed the 16th meeting of the World Union Counter ISIS Finance Group to defeat ISIS on May 9. CIFG is jointly led by the United States, Italy and Saudi Arabia and consists of nearly 70 countries and international organizations.

“The United States is working to deny ISIS’s ability to raise and move funds across multiple jurisdictions as part of the World Union to defeat ISIS,” said Treasury’s Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Officer. Deputy Secretary Brian E. Nelson said.

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Aldgra Fredly is a Malaysia-based freelance writer featuring the Epoch Times Asia Pacific News.