Haaretz has published an unusually detailed report on longstanding use of Chinese banks to launder money for the Hamas terrorist organization. Many readers are already familiar with the ongoing lawsuit against the Bank of China made wire transfers to Hamas and Palestinian Islamic jihad from 2004 to 2007, but this this newly disclosed operation involving “Abu Othman” indicates that China was still active in laundering money for Hamas as recently as 2012. Take a look:
Shin Bet probe reveals scope of Hamas money laundering through Chinese banks
Laundering continued years after the Bank of China affair, Israel’s security service reveals.
By Chaim Levinson | Sep. 29, 2013
A Shin Bet security service investigation reveals that China is a central financial channel for funding Hamas activity worldwide. Its February-March 2012 probe connected Chinese banks to the transference of money to Hamas prisoners. The Shin Bet seized numerous documents of the transfers…
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