The Digital Gold Rush? Debunking common myths on the criminal use of cryptocurrencies

 Myth #1 – Cryptocurrencies have become the payment method of choice for criminals The use of cryptocurrency as part of criminal schemes is increasing, and the uptake of this payment medium accelerating. However, the overall number and value of cryptocurrency transactions related to criminal activities still represent only a limited share of the criminal economy when compared to cash and…

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