Friday, August 5, 2016
Paris & Brussels Terrorists Received Welfare Benefits From The State Totalling €50,000
Wall Street Journal: Terrorist Suspects in Europe Got Welfare Benefits While Plotting Attacks
Some of those involved in Paris and Brussels attacks were collecting unemployment in Belgium
Belgian financial investigators looking into recent terror plots have discovered a disturbing trend: Some of the suspects were collecting welfare benefits until shortly before they carried out their attacks.
At least five of the alleged plotters in the Paris and Brussels terror attacks partly financed themselves with payments from Belgium’s generous social-welfare system, authorities have concluded. In total they received more than €50,000, or about $56,000 at today’s rate.
The main surviving Paris suspect, Salah Abdeslam, collected unemployment benefits until three weeks before the November attacks—€19,000 in all, according to people familiar with the case. At the time, he was manager and part-owner of a bar, which Belgian officials say should have made him ineligible.
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Update #1: Terrorists behind Paris & Brussels attacks got over €50K in welfare - report (RT)
Update #2: At Least Five of Terror Attack Suspects Enjoyed Belgian Welfare Support (Sputnik)
WNU Editor: Now we know how they financed their attack.