Sales of counterfeit Nike shoes have helped fund terrorism around the globe, according to a new report sponsored by the French government.
So have the sales of counterfeit clothing, perfumes and other accessories, as well as drug deals, cigarette smuggling and the proceeds of other criminal activities.
In fact, some 20 percent of financing for terror groups comes from those channels, prompting the Investigative Project on Terrorism to comment that the Islamic terrorists who attacked Paris in January 2015 “earned money from drug trafficking and counterfeit sales, including Nike shoes.” – READ MORE
SALES OF FAKE NIKES FUNDING TERROR
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