Israel seized more than $120,000 and merchandise worth countless shekels a month ago in what it says was an exertion by the Palestinian dread gathering Hamas to move assets from Turkey to its agents in the West Bank, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
The seizures were the consequence of a joint examination by the Defense Ministry’s National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing, the Shin Bet security administration and the Customs Authority.
The cash, adding up to $121,402, was seized from the ledgers of four people and two organizations. Also, a few steel trailers and their substance that had been sent from Turkey to the Ashdod Port were seized, the service said.
The Defense Ministry added that this course for Hamas to move cash to its agents was presently obstructed.
Safeguard Minister Benny Gantz marked the seizure orders for the cash and merchandise on January 26, however the activity was not reported to people in general until Monday. A representative for the priest wouldn’t remark on the circumstance.
As per the Defense Ministry, the cash and products were being moved by Hamas through two Turkish organizations, Sense Sanitary Company and Tikkno Plus Ic Ve Dis.
“These were possessed mutually by Hamas agents Abdallah Fuqaha, who lives in Turkey, and Ayman al-Massri, from the Nablus zone,” the service said.
Notwithstanding Fuqaha and al-Massri, the seizure arranges likewise seized assets from Salama Aziz Muhammad Mari and Yussef Taher Mahmoud al-Karem, both from Turkey.
“We will keep on being tenacious on fear and track down its framework anyplace it exists – in Israel or past,” Gantz said, applauding the endeavors of his service, the Shin Bet and the Customs Authority.
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