ISIS named richest terrorists – Financial website Forbes has released a ranking of the richest terrorist organizations in the world.
Number 1 on the list unsurprisingly, was that Islamic State or ISIS, with an annual turnover estimated to be between $2 and $3 billion. The group main’s source of money is from oil, kidnapping and looting, funding their attacks in the Iraq and Syria.
Second behind ISIS is Palestinian liberation group Hamas, with an annual turnover of $1 billion, with their main sources of income from taxes and financial donations.
FARC, the Revolutionary Army of Colombia was 3rd with an annual turnover of $600 million, with Hezbollah and the Taliban rounding out the top 5.
Boko Haram, which has ravaged parts of Northern Nigeria and Cameroon was ranked 10th on the list.