In one case, man expressing hatred for the U.S. tried to sell bomb-grade uranium to a Sudanese buyer

(CHISINAU, Moldova) — The Associated Press has learned that gangs with Russian ties are driving a thriving black market in nuclear materials in eastern Europe, often with the explicit intent of connecting sellers to Middle Eastern extremist groups.Authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts by gangs shopping radioactive material in Moldova, a small country in Eastern Europe. The latest known case came in February, when a smuggler offered radioactive cesium, specifically seeking an Islamic State buyer.

Source: Smugglers Have Tried to Sell Nuclear Materials to ISIS, Report Says | TIME

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