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America and Türkiye Take Joint Action to Disrupt ISIS Financing

The founder of the network, Brukan al-Khatuni; his two sons, Muhammad Abd Al Hamid and Umar Abd Ing Hamid; and an ISIS financial facilitator, Lu’ay Jasim Hammadi al-Juburi, are being specified for providing support to the terrorist group.   The four individuals facilitated money transfers to ISIS by means of their Türkiye-based financial entities, Wadi Alrrafidayn for Foodstuffs and Sham Express, both of which the United States also designated today.   Wadi Alrrafidayn is designated for being managed by Brukan al-Khatuni.   Sham Express, set up in order to illegally transfer money for ISIS financial facilitators among Türkiye, Syria, and Iraq, is being designated for having materially assisted ISIS.
As a result of today’s action, all property plus interests in property of the individuals and entities over, and of entities that are owned or controlled in the United States or by U. S. individuals must be blocked and documented to OFAC.
The United States and Türkiye possess disrupted ISIS’s ability to fund its operations by designating four individuals and 2 entities of an ISIS monetary facilitation network.   The usa designated members of the system pursuant to counterterrorism specialists that target terrorist groups and their supporters.   Concurrently, Turkish authorities have implemented an asset freeze towards members of this network.
For more information upon today’s action, please see the Department of the Treasury’s  press release .


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