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Dutch Investigators Seize 25 Million Euros In Cryptocurrency Throughout Prison Investigations


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Treasury inspectors, police and prosecutors have seized greater than € 25 million in cryptocurrencies in latest months as a part of a sequence of separate investigations.

Currencies, primarily Bitcoin and Ethereum, have gotten increasingly more in style methods to hide legal funds as they’re each nameless and might transfer shortly world wide.

In accordance with the prosecutor’s workplace, cryptocurrencies are broadly used as a method of fee within the fee of varied forms of crimes, each technology-related and extra widespread, comparable to medicine and human trafficking, fraud and tax evasion.

The investigation additionally revealed that criminals are additionally combating undesirable change fee fluctuations by changing cryptocurrencies into so-called “stablecoins” comparable to USDT pegged to the US greenback.

A few of these arrested got here from the Netherlands, others have international citizenship and might be extradited to be charged at dwelling in accordance with worldwide agreements.

Final 12 months, an identical chain of investigations introduced in 8 million euros, a 12 months earlier – just one million euros.

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