In Orenburg Region, investigation of a probe into terrorist related offense finished

The Orenburg Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia finished investigation of a probe into a 47-year-old resident of the Orenburg Region accused of committing an offense under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of Russia (financing terrorism).

According to investigation, the accused, while residing in the Orenburg Region and outside the Russian Federation, acting under preliminary conspiracy with her husband, probe into whom is currently under investigation, used bank cards for repeated fund raising and subsequent transfer of money to participants of Islamic State terrorist organization (which activities are banned in the Russian Federation) for further financing of preparing and carrying out offenses of terrorist nature, that is, financing terrorism.

The probe has been referred for approval of the indictment.

The Orenburg Regional Department of the Security Service of Russia detected the offense and provided operative assistance.