The militants of the terrorist group "Islamic state" (IG, is prohibited in Russia) used the Internet auction site Ebay and PayPal to send money to accomplices in the United Shtath to plan attacks. About this newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing documents released by the FBI.
The Agency found out, the money was allegedly given to Muhammad Elshinawy, an American citizen at the age of 30 years. He was arrested a year ago in Maryland, after a long investigation, reports "Interfax".
It is noted that the suspect was associated with the militants and received money from terrorists through PayPal for allegedly selling the printers on Ebay. The likely suspect has received from terrorists the amount of 8,7 thousand dollars. However, he said that he was not going to spend the money for the attacks.
The FBI noted that Elshinawy is one of many supporters who live outside of Syria and Iraq, which transfer the money via this scheme. Participants in such chains was arrested in Bangladesh and the UK, the newspaper notes.