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Rewards for Justice: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 9, 2014


Question: Is there a Rewards for Justice offer for information on Al Baghdadi?

Answer: Yes. Since October 2011 the Rewards for Justice program has advertised on its web site ( a reward offer of up to $10 million for information leading to the location, arrest, or conviction of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Al-Baghdadi also is known as Abu Du’a.

This RFJ reward offer remains active and is currently posted on the RFJ website at


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