Following the Crowd: Clarifying Terrorism Financing Risk in European Crowdfunding

Published by Project CRAAFT


Despite statements of official concern, the extent to which crowdfunding’s potential for terrorism financing (TF) abuse has translated in practice remains unclear. In this briefing paper Stephen Reimer and Matthew Redhead look again at the TF risks from crowdfunding, from its inherent vulnerabilities to the current evidence around the scale and character of actual abuse.