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Billions in illicit digital funds have moved across accounts in China in the last two years, new study finds

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

Digital tokens worth a combined total of $2.2BN have moved between Chinese crypto addresses and ones tied to illegal activities in the space of two years, it has emerged.

A new report from blockchain data platform Chainalysis, released Tuesday, has revealed that the tokens ultimately landed at addresses tied to financial scams and darknet operations – all between April 2019 and June 2021.

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