Germany arrests 7 people accused of jointly raising $73,000 for ISIS

Seven people in four German states were arrested Wednesday and are being held on suspicion of providing monetary support to the Islamic State terrorist group.

Four arrests took place in North Rhine-Westphalia and one each in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rheinland-Pfalz and Bremen, the Karlsruhe-based federal prosecutor’s office said in a statement Wednesday.

The three men and four women are accused of collecting and distributing almost $75,000 for ISIS in Syria. Most of them are German nationals, but some have Kosovar, Moroccan or Turkish citizenship.

They were identified as Chahira A., Kujtim B., Alperen K., Cagla K., Siham O., Anna Y. and Harun Y. The full last names were withheld in accordance with German privacy laws.

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