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Bitcoin ATM boom fuels money laundering fears

In The News, 17 February 2021
Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies
Anton Moiseienko, research fellow at Rusi’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, said the machines were being used by “money mules”, people who move cash around at the direction of criminal groups. “Crypto ATMs are where the world of untraceable cash overlaps with the world of pseudonymous crypto so it’s not a huge surprise that there would be money laundering risks involved,” he said.

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Anton Moiseienko
Research Fellow, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies

Anton Moiseienko is a Research Fellow at RUSI’s Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. His current and recent work covers a... read more