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Are cryptocurrencies playing into the hands of money launderers?

As the global use of cryptocurrencies continues to gather momentum, this Expert Talk examines what the potential risks and implications for compliance professionals are and how they can stay a step ahead.

In the world of money laundering, there are a number of requirements common to all players, with convenience and anonymity possibly the two most important of these. Since both are offered by often anonymous digital currencies, it is unsurprising that these digital currencies hold a natural appeal for money launderers.