$94,000 Ransom to Abu Sayyaf to Free Australian Hostage in the Philippines
On June 17, 2013 · In Abu Sayyaf, Jihad, Jihadist Groups/Individuals, Phillipines, Ransoms, Terror Funding, terrorism
An Australian man who was taken hostage by the Jihadist terrorist organization Abu Sayyaf was released when his family paid a $94,000 ransom to the group. Reportedly, the original ransom demand was for $2 million.
Ransoms are a popular means by which Jihadists raise money around the world.