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Barber shop owner sent COVID grant money to Islamic State fighters, court hears

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A barber shop owner sent £25,000 to Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria after claiming thousands of pounds in COVID grants, a court has heard.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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London barber who received Covid grants sent £25k to IS fighter, court told

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Barber 'sent £25,000 to IS fighters in Syria' after getting Covid grant

Tarek Namouz, 43, has denied knowing the money would be used for terrorism (Picture: REX)A former barber used money from his Covid relief grant to fund Islamic State fighters in Syria, a court has heard.Tarek Namouz had received thousands of pounds from Hammersmith and Fulham Council, west London, during the pandemic.Instead of using the payment to support his struggling business, the 43-year-old wanted to buy a building for ‘storing weapons’ an…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Barber shop owner sent COVID grant money to Islamic State fighters, court hears

A barber shop owner sent £25,000 to Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria after claiming thousands of pounds in COVID grants, a court has heard.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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