WHO'S GETS THE MONEY? Worries about funding terrorism led Barclays bank to cut ties with the largest cash transfer bank in Somalia, a company that brings in most of the country's $1.2 billion in yearly remittances.
CASH CALL: Payments from family and friends overseas are how many get by, and more than 100 aid workers and Somalia experts signed a letter pleading with the British government to find a solution.
HOLDING THE BAG: Anti-terror laws hold banks — like Barclays — responsible if they transfer money to criminal or terror elements, so fewer are willing to send money into Somalia.
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