October 26, 2018

Network of ISIS Facilitators in Trinidad and Tobago

On September 19, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury sanctioned Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) financiers Emraan Ali and Eddie Aleong as Specially Designated Global Terrorists pursuant to Executive Order 13224.

According to the designation statement, Emraan Ali is a dual US and Trinidadian national “involved in money transfers from Trinidad and Tobago to Syria in support of ISIS.” The US Treasury added that Ali “would receive and provide funds to Trinidadian ISIS fighters."

The US Treasury also noted that “Trinidad-based Aleong facilitated money transfers to ISIS members in ISIS-controlled territory.” 

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