Ask Ayman: How does ISIS make money?

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ISIS has dominated headlines all summer, but with fighters, weapons, media strategy, and vehicles, how is ISIS funding all of its activities? Some experts estimate ISIS is earning between two and three million dollars a day. But how is that possible? Where does their money come from? 

Previously, NBC News Foreign Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin answered your questions about ISIS, and how we got here.

Now, in part two of our series, Ayman answered your questions about ISIS’s money trail. How did they get their funding? 

Read on for a recap of the discussion. 

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Ask Ayman: How does ISIS make money?

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