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Terror's money trail

• As of mid-March, the US had frozen $139 million in terrorists' assets worldwide. More than $60 million has been seized.

• By contrast, about $4.5 billion of Iraqi funds and assets stolen by Saddam Hussein's regime have been frozen. $1.3 billion in cash and other precious items have been seized or frozen within Iraq.

• There are 3,032 organizations worldwide on America's list of terror groups.

• At least 173 countries have issued blocks on terror funding.

• The Sept. 11 attacks cost between $303,672 and $500,000 to plan, according to the FBI.

Sources: Department of Treasury, State Department, GAO report

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