Terrorist groups, such as the Islamic State, sometimes called ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, may use profits from selling looted Syrian or Iraqi artifacts on the black market to fund their activities, says the Antiquities Coalition, an international group that fights cultural racketeering. It says terrorist groups can make up to $1 million by selling one “masterpiece,” enough to finance sizable arsenals.
Source: “Culture in Conflict: Where Can Daesh Get $1 Million?” Antiquities Coalition, undated, https://tinyurl.com/yablnn3k
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