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Brazilian Police Seize $33M in Crypto Money Laundering Probe

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A couple of things I have been hearing over the years is that crypto isn't used by criminals but almost everyday I read about a new criminal activity being brought down by authorities and crypto is involved.

The other is that crypto can't be traced by authorities. That doesn't seem to be true either.

 
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Banish crypto now!
And also banish USD and Euro because money launderers use those too for decades now…
 
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A couple of things I have been hearing over the years is that crypto isn't used by criminals but almost everyday I read about a new criminal activity being brought down by authorities and crypto is involved.

The other is that crypto can't be traced by authorities. That doesn't seem to be true either.

But narcos bought real estate in Miami with USD.
 
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Can't be traced? Yes and no. Some coins like Monero are truly nearly impossible to trace. Bitcoin and other popular coins are somewhat traceable by nature though , as the transaction logs are public. Besides, if you use an exchange, at some point the transaction will get tagged with your name as part of the reports sent to anti-laundering or tax offices.

Want anonimity? Use cash and operate without documentation.
 
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It's like, nah the Feds/DoJ and other world authorities have not been raiding criminal wallets... nah that never happens.
 
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