RCMP conducts search warrants as part of a terrorist financing investigation

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International Relief Fund for Afflicted and Needy-Canada (IRFAN-Canada) is linked to the terrorist entity Hamas.

Ottawa: The RCMP’s Integrated National Security Enforcement Teams (INSETs) in Ontario and Quebec executed search warrants as part of a terrorist financing investigation on the International Relief Fund for Afflicted and Needy-Canada (IRFAN-Canada), which is linked to the terrorist entity Hamas.

The operation named Project Sapphire led INSETs to execute search warrants in two locations: IRFAN’s head office in Mississauga, Ontario, and a residence in Montreal, Quebec. An extensive amount of documentary evidence along with stored media, money and other records were seized.

The investigation continues. Citizens who have information related to the activities of IRFAN-Canada are urged to contact the RCMP’s National Security Network at 1-800-420-5805.