Have you ever wondered where ISIS obtained all of those Toyota Trucks you always see in many of their videos they propagate? Well now, The United States intelligence community is trying to get to the bottom of how the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group has been able to acquire a plethora of Toyota pick-up trucks and SUVs during its holy war in the Middle East. Toyota officials say that they are unable at this time to determine how ISIS obtained its vehicles, but the Japanese automaker said they would be “supporting” a U.S. Treasury Department investigation into the matter, ABC News reports. Treasury’s Terror Financing unit is now investigating the Islamic State’s truck acquisitions, hoping they can stop the supply chain that supports the Middle East terror organization.
“In line with our usual approach to understanding ISIL’s financial and economic activities, we are working closely with foreign counterparts and stakeholders worldwide,” a U.S. Treasury Department statement read. “We briefed Treasury on Toyota’s supply chains in the Middle East and the procedures that Toyota has in place to protect supply chain integrity,” commented Ed Lewis, the director of public policy and communications for Toyota’s Washington office. CONTINUE