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France arrests 29 in anti-terror financing sting: Prosecutors

AFP , Tuesday 29 Sep 2020

French police on Tuesday arrested 29 people in a sting operation targeting a network of terror financing for jihadists in Syria, prosecutors said.

The network, active since 2019, mostly operated via the purchase of cryptocurrency coupons whose references were given to jihadist contacts in Syria and then credited to bitcoin accounts, the anti-terror prosecutors' office said in a statement.

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