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Breaking: ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

Sri Lanka, Bitcoin

By CCN.com: Bitcoin played a role in staging the Easter Sunday suicide bombing in Sri Lanka that killed 253 civilians, according to Israeli blockchain intelligence firm Whitestream. The agency revealed that the ISIS used Canada-based payment gateway CoinPayments to convert bitcoins to fiat money. The firm identified large scale transactions between the wallets that ISIS used to raise...

ISIS Claims Sri Lanka Bombings as Revenge for New Zealand Mosque Shooting

Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Attacks

By CCN.com: The Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka was carried out as revenge for the shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, according to Sri Lanka’s minister of state for defense. At the same time, Islamic State, known as ISIS, has claimed responsibility for the vicious, coordinated terror attack across Sri Lanka. Isis just officially claimed #SriLankaAttacks via Amaq pic.twitter...

Sri Lanka: U.S. State Dept. Warns of More Possible Terrorist Suicide Attacks

Sri Lanka

By CCN.com: The US State Department has published a new travel advisory warning that more suicide bombings could be on the way in Sri Lanka. It comes after 290 victims were killed in terrorist attacks across the country on Easter Sunday. Per a Reuters report, the State Department warned that terrorists are still active in the region: “Terrorists may attack with little or no warning.” US citizens...