German Arrests Russian Suspected of Islamic State Support

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 27: Police walk outside the the Central Registration Office for Asylum Seekers (Zentrale Aufnahmestelle fuer Asylbewerber, or ZAA) of the State Office for Health and Social Services (Landesamt fuer Gesundheit und Soziales, or LAGeSo) the day after a young Syrian asylum applicant possibly died on January …
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BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a Russian citizen accused of financially supporting the Islamic State group and of dealing drugs.

Munich prosecutors said in a statement Wednesday that the 35-year-old man, whose name was not given, was detained in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt following extensive undercover surveillance. His home and workplaces were raided and several hard disks and a small amount of drugs were confiscated.

The suspect, who was arrested Tuesday, allegedly supported IS with his own money but also used Russian social media for fundraising. He allegedly also dealt drugs, the statement said.


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