the new committee will follow financial records of terrorists in France
Al-Vatan newspaper reported of a new plan on forming "the Financial Committee of fighting terrorism" in French security services. This plan become important when some of the suspects who had been detained for terrorist operations had used properties in financing terrorist operations.
French officials stress that according to experts, terrorist groups and networks resort to money laundering, drug trafficking, and smuggling in order to finance terrorists and terrorist operations.
This committee was founded on September 6th to supervise financial activities of terrorist and separatist groups in France. The members of this professional committee are experienced police officers and experts in laundering and smuggling. These people's duty is to reveal the ways in which terrorists finance their activities.
This committee takes terrorist cases from financial, security and judicial sections and is supposed to watch carefully some of charity organizations. A member of this committee stressed that it is trying to reveal terrorist finances and also the financial conditions of terrorists themselves.
This newspaper adds: investigations show that the activists of these groups are scattered in different places and jobs. They also show that terrorists recruit youngsters and use them in selling drugs, creating fake IDs and …. The investigation also shows how much money the terrorists have got through illegal activities.
Security officials stressed, in an interview with this newspaper, that despite arresting some of suspects, these terrorist groups still continue their activities.
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