ISIS Militant Jihadi John May Still Have Bank Account In U.K. – And Be Withdrawing Money From It

The British ISIS militant known as “Jihadi John” may still have access to a U.K. bank account, claims the publication The Independent.  The 26-year-old Londoner, whose real name is Mohammed Emwazi, has appeared in several propaganda videos showing the brutal murders of international hostages.

However, despite the atrocities he has committed, any assets held by Emwazi have not been frozen by the Treasury, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

The newspaper referenced a report by David Anderson QC, which looked into the operation of the “Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 (Tafa)” in the year to September 2014.

The act gives the Treasury the power to freeze the assets of individuals and groups who are thought to be involved in terrorism, whether in the U.K. or abroad – even if they have not been charged with or convicted of an offense.

Only 25 individuals are currently affected by the law – and Emwazi is not among them, claims The Independent.

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CNN: Radicalization On U.K. Campuses

CNN takes a look at the life and identity of Jihadi John, as well as at the extent of Islamic radicalization taking place on some British campuses.

British Rocker Mom Lures Girls To Syria With Promise Of ‘An Awesome Life’

Sally Jones : British mother lures girls to Syria with promise of 'an awesome life'

Sally Jones moved to Syria with her 10-year-old son to marry an Islamic State terrorist, The Times of London reported.

During a 3-month investigation, the newspaper discovered Jones used the Internet to prey on young girls and try to convince them to join her in Syria.  Jones is a Muslim convert,

The Times reports that she poses as a fictional 17-year-old ‘Aisha’ and told a reporter that she would ‘never want for money again’ and live a good life if she made the journey to Syria to become a jihadi bride.

Security experts estimate that hundreds of Britons have gone to the Middle East to join the IS militant group, the most brutal to emerge out of Syria’s bloody civil war and the most successful.