Cryptocurrency is an asset for those seeking privacy in their transactions, including criminals. Eyebrows were raised when a couple was arrested for allegedly laundering billions in stolen bitcoin.
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Crypto crime got a lot of attention last month after the arrests of an amateur rapper known as Razzlekhan and her partner. They were allegedly involved in laundering billions of dollars’ worth of stolen bitcoin. Stacey Vanek Smith and Paddy Hirsch, from our daily economics podcast The Indicator, explained the growth of crypto crime and how law enforcement is using a strength of cryptocurrency to fight against it.
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