Feds: Woman tried to send bitcoin to Islamic State

A New York woman is facing federal charges for allegedly trying to send bitcoin to the Islamic State, according to an indictment unsealed in federal court Thursday.

The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of New York charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and three substantive counts of money laundering, UPI reported. 

Prosecutors said Shahnaz "defrauded numerous financial institutions and obtained over $85,000 in illicit proceeds." She...


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