Lebanese Security Forces Raid Beirut Money Transfer Offices Suspected Of Funneling Money To The Islamic State

On March 9, 2017, the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar, reported that the previous day, Lebanese General Security forces raided nine money transfer offices in Beirut, which were suspected of transferring huge sums of money to ISIS fighters. According to the report, some of the offices had removed money from the premises and erased data from their computers prior to the raid. 21 people were detained in these raids.

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