Boko Haram has emerged the 7th richest terrorist group in
the world according to a report published by The Richest.
The group is said to be worth about $70 million which was
made by the group between year 2006 and 2011 from their
numerous kidnappings and the subsequent ransoms procured.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Jihadist militant
group, is adjudged the richest terrorist group till date, with an
estimated sum of $2 billion which they gathered from looted
weapons and bank robberies.
The 2nd richest terrorist group is Irish Republican Army
(IRA), a prominent professional money laundering
organization in Europe with over $450 million.
While the 3rd richest is, the Taliban of Afghanistan worth
about $400 million, Al-Qaeda, FARC, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba
from Pakistan are 4th, 5th and 6th respectively with Boko
Haram emerging the 7th.