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The Financial Support And The Administrative Needs Of Terrorist Operations


  • Camelia Popa

    (National Bank of Romania and Academy of Economic Studies from Bucharest)

  • Liviu Uzlau

    (Romanian Gendarmerie National Institute of Economic Research from Romania)

  • Corina-Maria Ene

    (Hyperion University from Bucharest Romania)


Financing terrorism refers to a specific activity with many particular features. Thefinancial resources it drowns are represented by both voluntary sympathizers‘ contributions andillegal revenues, generated by important criminal activities. Within the terrorist organizationthough, financial contributions of Diaspora and donations made by political and religious ideologysympathizers hold the most important role. Terrorists use similar techniques as money launderingto avoid the authorities‘ unwanted attention from and to protect the identities of those who lead theterrorist activities and also the people who benefit from the organization‘s funding.

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  • Camelia Popa & Liviu Uzlau & Corina-Maria Ene, 2012. "The Financial Support And The Administrative Needs Of Terrorist Operations," Annales Universitatis Apulensis Series Oeconomica, Faculty of Sciences, "1 Decembrie 1918" University, Alba Iulia, vol. 2(14), pages 1-20.
  • Handle: RePEc:alu:journl:v:2:y:2012:i:14:p:20

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    1. Schneider, Friedrich, 2010. "The (Hidden) Financial Flows of Terrorist and Organized Crime Organizations: A Literature Review and Some Preliminary Empirical Results," IZA Discussion Papers 4860, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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    Keyword: terrorism financing; criminal activities; money laundering; organized crime;

    JEL classification:

    • K14 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - Criminal Law
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law


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