Israel Uncovers West Bank-Gaza Terror Cash Pipeline

(Times of Israel) Jacob Magid - The Israel Security Agency said Wednesday that it had uncovered a Hamas and Islamic Jihad operation to transfer cash from Gaza to operatives in the West Bank using debit cards loaded with funds. The operatives then withdrew the money from ATMs for use to fund terror attacks. One debit card courier was Salim Tutah, 26, a Gaza resident who had received a permit to enter Israel to work as a tractor driver on projects for the American government in the West Bank. The ISA said this was another example of Hamas "cynically exploiting" the fact that Israel allows thousands of Gaza residents to enter Israel for humanitarian needs.

2017-02-09 00:00:00

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