Hamas military wing stops receiving funds in Bitcoin

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Hamas’s military wing said Thursday that it would stop receiving funds in Bitcoin due to donor safety concerns. Hamas’s Izz Ad-Din Al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement: “We announce a stop to receiving financial donations through the Bitcoin digital currency to ensure the safety of donors and protect them from any harm.” This comes “especially in light of the intensification of prosecution and the redoubling of hostile efforts against anyone who tries to support the resistance through this currency,” it said. Bitcoin, the world’s best-known cryptocurrency, is free from the control of governm…

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