ISIS at the Gates

Author: Rashid El Takash, CAMS-FCI

The purpose of this white paper is to provide the international audience and mainly financial crimes investigators a brief hands-on about ISIS from the eye of a financial investigator operating in Lebanon—a Middle Eastern country that witnesses day-to-day threats by ISIS on all levels and mainly the financial sector.

Furthermore, the paper emphasizes that despite the demographic location of Lebanon as being close to the “reign” of ISIS; yet and due to globalization and the world being connected easily (especially the financial sector), any efforts to counter the financing of ISIS is supposed to happen on a global scale.

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