The War on Terror Money

(Christian Science Monitor) David R. Francis - Nations, police detectives, bankers, and accountants are striving to expose and trim back the shadowy networks that fund militant groups around the world. The international coalition built to attack the sources of terrorist financing has frozen and seized approximately $200 million in terror-related funds, says Juan Zarate, head of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the Treasury Department. "Over 170 jurisdictions have issued blocking orders, and we have built a tighter international financial net through which suspect funds may be captured," he told Congress last month.

2004-04-08 00:00:00

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