Terrorism

Top US Treasury official to warn UAE, Turkey over sanctions evasion

The US Treasury Department's top sanctions official on a trip to Turkey and the Middle East next week will warn countries and businesses that they could lose US market access if they do business with entities subject to US curbs as Washington cracks down on Russian attempts to evade sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine.

Al-Qaeda member captured in Hatay

An Al-Qaeda member wanted with a red notice has been caught in a joint operation organized by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) and the security teams in the southern province of Hatay.

In the operation conducted by the MİT and Hatay police, M.Ş., wanted with a red notice for being a member of the armed terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, was caught.

Bulgarian Banks can Block Accounts if We have Not Updated our Personal Information at their Offices

Bulgarian banks have the right to block accounts if we have not personally updated the address, ID and phone number information within one year (12 months). This became clear after the meeting of the parliamentary committee on internal security and public order, reported BNR.

The Parliament adopted the amendments to the anti-money laundering law in the first reading yesterday.

The Nexo Affair Ended in the US, but Not in Bulgaria

The work on the pre-trial proceedings in the "Nexo" case continues. This was stated in a statement by the spokesperson of the Prosecutor General, Siika Mileva. A little earlier it became clear that this affair ends in the USA.

"The investigation included many complaints from British citizens claiming that they were victims of fraud by Nexo", Mileva also said.

Nine ISIL members caught in simultaneous ops

The gendarmerie have detained nine ISIL members during simultaneous operations in the capital Ankara, Istanbul and the southern province of Adana.

Under the coordination of the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office terror crimes investigation bureau, provincial gendarmerie launched an investigation against ISIL members who entered Türkiye illegally.

Bulgaria: An Independent International Auditor will Investigate in Detail the Activities of NEXO

"An investigation is underway against an organized criminal group with global international criminal activity that has affected the interests of citizens of various countries. Transactions made through the NEXO cryptobank over a 5-year period amounted to $94 billion.

7 ISIL terrorists caught ‘preparing to carry out suicide attacks’

Seven ISIL terrorists planning to carry out suicide attacks in metropolitan cities have been caught in simultaneous operations conducted in seven provinces.

The proceedings of the suspects caught in the operations held in the provinces of Şanlıurfa, Diyarbakır, Mardin, Afyonkarahisar, Ankara, Bursa and Adana continue at the provincial gendarmerie commands.

Türkiye, US jointly freeze assets of ISIL affiliates

Türkiye and the United States decided to take joint action on freezing the assets of five individuals and two legal persons identified as financing the ISIL, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Jan.5.

Further information on the matter can be obtained from a published decision by the Turkish Ministry of Treasury and Finance, said the statement.

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