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US Justice Dept announces launch of national crypto enforcement team By Cointelegraph


A representative from the Office of the American Attorney General stated that the United States will take more aggressive action to stop criminals using cryptocurrency for money laundering or other crimes.

On Wednesday, Lisa Monaco (Deputy Attorney General) spoke at Aspen Institute Cyber Summit the Justice Department had launched the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, an initiative aimed at going after platforms “that help criminals launder or hide their criminal proceeds.” Monaco cited her office’s workDarknet-based (BTCHelix’s August mixing service Helix but stated that the U.S. government should have done more.