The Almeda University has been involved in the financing of terrorist organizations in Middles East. The estimated amount was around $10 million which was transacted by various sources including selling forged qualifications in the name of the university.
Miguel Cardona, States Secretary of the US Department of Education replied to the journalist in an interview that there’s no place for terrorism in any educational institute and if any institution is found promoting or financing it should be eradicated and stopped immediately.
Over 95 transactions were found between Almeda University to different terror groups in the Middle East naming Al Qaida, Al-Shabaab., Ansar al-Islam, Ahrar al-Sham which was calculated to the amount of $2.5 million.
The Bureau of Counterterrorism has also made a task force for digging into the matter and trying to crack down the roots of this cause.
Micheal Abraham Shepher, Dean of the university was subpoenaed and brought to court where the charges of terrorism and educational frauds were imposed.
Around 50 fake Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts of the university were taken down by the US agencies. The university license has been permanently canceled by the United States Higher Education Commission and all the university operations are promptly seized until further investigation.
The institution is also alleged to be involved in money laundering. The money trail has been traced by the US government and it is ascertained that in the name of donations and scholarships they have been funding the aforementioned terror groups. Huge amounts have been transferred through obscure sources expressed as gifts. The university has not offered any such grants and has been ineffective in showing the track of cash. The FBI examined and presumed that the assets are an approach to bring in the smuggled money and have tossed the case under money laundering and tax evasion.
Finally, the CIA has also initiated an inquiry of this matter and added that this is a pre-arranged scam which is going on for numerous years and the dean of the university had full information on this scam. The agency has decided to actively assist the prosecution and disclose all the important pieces of evidence against the university before the honorable court.