APRIL 2, 2017
“PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sunday April 2, 2017 – The assets of Trinidadian-born ISIS fighter Shane Crawford have been frozen in his homeland, on the heels of the United States classifying him as a global terrorist.
Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi announced that an application was filed under Section 22 of the twin-island republic’s Anti- Terrorism Act to freeze Crawford’s funds. The order was granted on Friday.
Al-Rawi said the development followed several months of intelligence sharing and investigative co-operation between Trinidad and Tobago and the US and United Kingdom.
“Such action against Crawford…represents a new threshold in T&T’s fight against terrorism and the spread of violent extremism ideologies,” he said. “Vigorous work continues domestically and with our international partners in respect of Mr Crawford and other persons and entities of interest….”