Group of Russians involved in financing ISIS arrested in Poland

As it was reported by Polish Radio, the district court of the Polish city of Bialystok arrested four Russians, accused of involvement in the activities of ISIS.

Four men of Chechen origin were charged with participation in an organized criminal group and financing crimes related to activities of the Islamic State.

The investigation revealed that the group operated from May to October 2014 in Bialystok, Lomza, and Warsaw (Polish cities), as well as in Turkey.

It was learned that the Russians transferred money to terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In addition, the men are suspected of recruiting militants. The agency added that the suspects purchased dual-use items, including backpacks and tactical scopes, which were transported to the Middle East.