Friday, 11 July 2014

Boko Haram Emerges 7th Richest Terrorist Group In The World

Boko Haram has emerged the 7th richest terrorist group in the world according to a report published by The Richest. The group is said to be worth about $70 million which was made by the group between year 2006 and 2011 from their numerous kidnappings and the subsequent ransoms procured.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Jihadist militant group, is adjudged the richest terrorist group till date, with an estimated sum of $2 billion which they gathered from looted weapons and bank robberies.


The 2nd richest terrorist group is Irish Republican Army (IRA), a prominent professional money laundering organisation in Europe with over $450 million.


While the 3rd richest is, the Taliban of Afghanistan worth about $400 million, Al-Qaeda, FARC, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba from Pakistan are 4th, 5th and 6th respectively with Boko Haram emerging the 7th.  

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