Edmonton Man Robs Jewellery Store To Fund ISIS

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An Edmonton man has been accused of sending money to ISIS by robbing jewellery stores in Edmonton.

ISIS has been known to recruit Canadians in 2014, now that the terrorist group is losing ground, most former jihadists are coming back to their home country as they have no where else to go.

Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, 33, robbed jewellery stores, sold the contents and send the money in support for the Islamic State.

Via CBC:

An Alberta man facing extradition to the U.S. is accused of robbing a jewelry store in Edmonton to finance the terrorist activities of relatives and a friend who fought overseas with ISIS.

Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, 33, is charged with providing material support to terrorists, according to a U.S. indictment.

The indictment also sheds new light on a case first uncovered by CBC of three cousins from Edmonton who joined the ISIS ranks and died on the battlefield in Syria.

Mahad Hirsi and brothers Hamsa and Hersi Kariye, along with a fourth man from Minnesota, Hanad Mohallim, died in November 2014.

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