The U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday that it had seized millions of dollars from cryptocurrency accounts that militant groups, including Al Qaeda and Islamic state, rely on. It is reported that the U.S. Department of justice has seized more than $2 million from more than 300 encrypted accounts. < / P > < p > law enforcement officials said the groups used cryptocurrency accounts to raise money, including attempts to raise funds by selling counterfeit new crown personal protective equipment. < / P > < p > officials said it was the largest seizure of funds related to virtual money in history. It is also part of the broader goal of the Department of justice to disrupt the financing of extremist organizations, including those designated as foreign terrorist organizations.