Our collection of infographics highlighting key numbers of the illicit economy.

What Illicit Products Finance Terrorism?

What Illicit Products Finance Terrorism?

Terrorists are increasingly turning to counterfeiting as a source of revenue as it is high profit and low risk. Many different illicit products have been used to fund terrorism. For example, the Islamic State has been linked to illicit mobile phones. Other industries such as drugs and pharma, oil, food, forgery, clothes and apparel, and cigarettes have also been found to be involved in illicit products used to fund terrorism. The infographic presents the counterfeit industries that help fund violent criminal and terrorist organisations.

Industries: Criminality


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