French police hold man in terror finance probe
on 03/07/2012 12:32:46
The man is being questioned by prosecutors and faces preliminary charges of planning terrorist acts and financing a terrorist enterprise.
The prosecutor's office said in a statement the man is a Tunisian born in 1977 based in the southern French city of Toulon. It did not identify him.
The prosecutor cited "serious and concordant evidence" that he sent material from his computer to terrorist groups.
It says he played a "centralising role" in collecting funds for terrorist groups to buy weapons.