In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, file photo, people use a Bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
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A Long Island woman is accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money overseas to help Daesh (ISIS), according to federal prosecutors.Prosecutors said Shahnaz quit her job in June without telling her family and was stopped by authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport in July while attempting to board a flight to Islamabad, Pakistan. Her flight included a layover in Istanbul, Turkey, a common point of entry for individuals trying to join Daesh in Syria, prosecutors said.
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