Every time government officials make noise about how the Islamic State is threatening a series of deadly attacks on American soil, it only adds to the group's notoriety.
A terrorism expert told us it's unlikely militants were able to get their hands on the dough without being detected.
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiralling out of control over the last two years.
The homegrown terrorist plot was foiled just a week after the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programmes are.