Gang of 'antique smugglers who sold looted treasures to fund ISIS' busted in Spain

02 Feb 2015 11:19 AM | Anonymous

Gang of 'antique smugglers who sold looted treasures to fund ISIS' busted in Spain

Spanish police have arrested five men on suspicion of smuggling antiquities from Egypt to raise funds for the terrorist group

A gang of alleged antique smugglers have been arrested after being suspected of selling stolen Egyptian relics to fund Islamic State terrorists.

Spanish police claim the network were operating out of mosques in Barcelona after they raided a shipment which they believe originated in Egypt. 

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