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Khuram Iqbal

January 26, 2022 Extremists

Born: 1992;

Place of Birth: United Kingdom;

Gender: Male;

Nationality: British;

General Info:
Khuram Iqbal is a convicted terrorist has been jailed for 16 months over his cryptocurrency trading on the dark web.

He was originally jailed in 2014 for three years and three months for disseminating terrorist publications and possessing terrorist information.

Iqbal was released on licence in May 2015 but recalled to jail in 2016. He breached a 10-year notification order by failing to tell police about two cryptocurrency accounts.

He pleaded guilty to four breaches between July 2019 and August this year and appeared at the Old Bailey to be sentenced.

Iqbal had originally been jailed after having copies of the al Qaeda Inspire magazine.

He made 848 posts about violent jihad on six Facebook accounts and Twitter in 2013 using the name Abu Irhaab, which is Arabic for “father of terrorism”.

The court heard that Iqbal had traded in cryptocurrency via an account with online platform Coinbase.

Between November 10 2017 and March 20 2021 there were 392 transactions with nearly £12,000 deposited.

In January 2020, Iqbal made three Bitcoin transactions on a site on the dark web used for selling stolen credit card credentials.

In August 2021, police searched the defendant’s address in Kings Road, Cardiff, and seized Iqbal’s mobile phone.

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