Cash & Carry
The Strategy page reports on the Darul Islam caper in Sabah where Malaysian police say they have busted the major ring of those supporting links between JI and the ASG and other groups in Mindanao who are allegedly supported by international supporters of terrorism.
It does report – excerpt below that the use of 'couriers' to carry funds is increasing as more and more controls on funds transfers have been instituted.
… Intelligence agencies in the region are trying to trace new supplies of money local Islamic terrorists are getting. When the terrorists get more money, the chances of more terror attacks goes up. The cash is believed to be coming from Middle Eastern sources, but now couriers are often used to deliver it, and catching them is difficult. …