ISIS supporters are funding the evil terror group using iTunes vouchers and Google Play cards, it has been revealed.

The gift cards are a simple way to get cash into the hands of the terrorists without having to transfer money via banks or withdraw large amounts of hard currency.

 ISIS is being funded 'by supporters using online music vouchers' (file image)

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ISIS is being funded ‘by supporters using online music vouchers’ (file image)

And ISIS warlords have been using encrypted messaging service Telegram to encourage sympathisers to buy the popular vouchers.

The shocking discovery was made by the Site Intelligence Group, which monitors terrorism around the world.

ISIS supporters have also been urged to send funds to the group using cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Militants make the purchase and then send the activation code via email to fund-raisers acting for the group.

 iTunes vouchers are being used to fund terror groups, a terror monitor has claimed

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iTunes vouchers are being used to fund terror groups, a terror monitor has claimed
 Google Play cards are also being used, Site Intelligence claims

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Google Play cards are also being used, Site Intelligence claims

They then turn the voucher codes into hard cash by selling them to a middle man or online at a slight loss.

In 2010 five men from Rochdale were jailed for using iTunes music gift vouchers to launder money in an internet scam.

The men used stolen credit card numbers to buy £750,000 worth of vouchers to sell at cheaper prices through eBay.

Last month it was revealed that ISIS was funding terror through talcum powder sales to the West.

The fanatics make millions illegally mining minerals in Afghanistan to export, a report revealed.

Nick Donovan, of report authors Global Witness, said: “This report shows the insidious way in which insurgents have become involved in talc mining and the threat of groups like Isis becoming more involved.”

Sun Online has contacted Google and Apple for comment.


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