TOMORROW @ 10AM: Congressional Hearing on Terrorism and Digital Financing
(WASHINGTON) – Tomorrow, July 22nd, the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, chaired by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), will hold a hearing to examine terrorists’ use of digital technologies – including cryptocurrencies – for fundraising and financing purposes, a key issue that fuels extremists and terrorist groups. The purpose of this hearing is to shed light on the complexities of this problem and the steps the U.S. government is taking to protect the homeland and prevent the funding of terrorist activities.
WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing: Terrorism and Digital Financing: How Technology is Changing the Threat
WHEN: Thursday, July 22 @ 10:00am EDT
WHERE: 310 Cannon House Office Building
- Ms. Stephanie Dobitsch, Deputy Undersecretary, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
- Mr. Jeremy Sheridan, Assistant Director, Office of Investigations, U.S. Secret Service (USSS), DHS
- Mr. John Eisert, Assistant Director, Investigative Programs, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), DHS
Updated info and livestream available here. Members of the press are encouraged to watch the hearing via livestream. Hearing materials will be available on our website. If media plan to attend in person, please note seating is very limited. Press must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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