Crypto Mixers, Privacy Coins, Layer 2s Complicate Tracing for Law Enforcement, EU Innovation Hub Says

Crypto Mixers, Privacy Coins, Layer 2s Complicate Tracing for Law Enforcement, EU Innovation Hub Says


The European Union’s Innovation Hub for Internal Security warned law-enforcement agencies that crypto platforms like mixers, privacy coins and layer-2 blockchains can complicate tracing. In a separate report, France’s Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) said crypto remains a high risk for money laundering.

Privacy coins, mixers and layer-2 platforms can make it difficult for law-enforcement agencies to trace funds, according to a report from the European Union’s Innovation Hub for Internal Security, a network of labs supporting internal security organizations in the 27-nation bloc.

The report, published Monday by crime-fighting agencies including Europol and Eurojust with the European Commission and others, told law enforcement

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