Cryptocurrencies have taken the financial world by storm, yet few people truly understand them. Despite an industry raked by volatility and billion-dollar scandals, they have gained popularity not only among investors and anarchists, but also organized crime figures and cyber thieves looking to avoid the traditional financial system. Experts insist there are ways to investigate this murky topic that can reap rich rewards for reporters asking the right questions. In this workshop, a crypto expert will offer tips and tools on how to dig into the emerging threats posed by virtual assets-based money laundering and other crypto-enabled crimes.
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