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NEWS: Europol says crypto is ‘key’ to tackling organised crime; Virtual Assets offer ‘unprecedented opportunity’ to investigate illicit finance

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

Europol, has revealed that cryptocurrencies are “key” to tackling organised crime, making them a critical tool in taking down organised crime gangs such as the Kinahan Cartel.

Law enforcement, crypto experts and financial investigators gathered for the agency’s 6th Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies heard how crypto’s “unique” characteristics offer an “unprecedented opportunity” to investigate organised crime. 

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