Canadian cars shipped overseas may be linked to terrorism

TORONTO – The Insurance Bureau of Canada says cars purchased in Ontario using fake IDs and shipped to Africa may be funding terror groups.

The bureau is investigating because insurance premiums by Canadians’ increase when the cars are shipped overseas and the people who bought the cars stop payment.

“Our concern is that the money is getting not only in the hands of organized crime, but in the hands of could be very well funding terrorist operations in other countries,” Insurance Bureau spokesperson Rick Dubin said.

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