Wikileaks: Popular Somali Money Transfer Mechanism Used to Fund Al Qaeda
On July 30, 2013 · In Al Qaeda, Barclays, Britain, Dahabshiil, Kenya, Money Laundering, Somalia, Terror Funding
According to Wikileaks documents, the popular Somali money transfer firm, Dahabshiil, has been used to provide money for jihad.
The WikiLeaks release of the files of detainees of the US’s Guantanamo Bay detention facility suggested Dahabshiil was the money transfer method used by Muhammad Sulayman Barre to fund al-Qaeda’s November 2002 attacks in Mombasa, Kenya.
Partially as a result of this report, UK banking giant, Barclays, has decided to end its relationship with Dahabshiil…