EU bans U.S. company for allegedly providing training to ISIS terrorists

French company to plead guilty to US federal conspiracy charge to provide support to ISIS, judge says

The European Union fined and banned a U.S. company for allegedly providing training to ISIS terrorists and providing support to international terrorist organizations, according to a U.S. Justice Department indictment released Monday.

The company, which the DOJ alleges made a false statement to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was fined $110 million. The EU also announced it is taking three legal actions against American companies, including its own, under its anti-terrorism regulations, after an earlier version of the story posted online was altered.

The U.S. Justice Department charged two Russian nationals, who have been working with two other men from Latvia to plan bombings and attacks against civilian targets and government officials and the U.S., with conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS in the first count of the indictment. The men and their associates are accused of traveling to Syria, becoming radicalized and recruiting fighters for ISIS, which they used to conduct attacks, including bombing public transportation systems and U.S.-based targets.

The two Russians face charges in a second count of conspiracy to commit murder and other terrorist offenses for allegedly carrying out the bombing in Boston on April 15, which killed three people and injured over a dozen others — including an unborn child. The final count in the indictment alleges that the two Russians and the Latvians conspired to provide material support by recruiting and paying individuals to carry out the bombings.

The Russian and Latvian defendants were named in a U.S. indictment released Monday, a year after the defendants allegedly plotted to bomb major U.S. cities.

A senior EU diplomat said the U.S. has to prove it is not targeting European values.

“As the EU we must not hide any information for the sake of political expediency. It is unacceptable that the U.S. authorities have to prove that they are not targeting European

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