France: Car driven at 235 kilometres per hour ‘hiding Islamic State suspect’

“…A search on the car uncovered €200,000 in cash in a sports bag in the boot, the source of which none of the three men were able to account for.

Much of the money was in high-denomination notes, mainly of €500 and €200.

Officers say their ‘excuses’ were ‘lame’ and ‘difficult to believe’, so they seized the cash and identified and arrested the youths.

Jihad carA background check on them showed that one of the three was under vigilance by the French authorities, who had reason to believe he had been ‘recruited’ by the Islamic State and was preparing to leave for Syria to join the Holy War, or Jihad.

  • wallyj180


    Rule # 1 when carrying contraband, don’t draw attention to yourself.