It had previously been reported by Deutsche Welle that the extremist group has been experimenting with currency such as gold and Bitcoin to stay off the radar. One wallet, believed to be in possession of IS affiliates, had received $23 million in Bitcoin in September.
The day after the Paris attack one of the hackers was asked by News BTC whether Ghost Security Group noticed any abnormal activity from IS personnel or if there were any alarming signals.
“Yes, we did detect several indicators of an attack impending and are currently in the process of collecting valuable evidence for United States government officials. I cannot go into more detail at the moment on current investigations,” the GhostSec representative told News BTC.
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