THE FIENDISH NEW TRICK CYBER-CRIMINALS ARE USING TO EVADE CAPTURE

On 12 August, the BBC reported that a new service has launched on the Darknet offering criminals a way to check how “clean” their digital coins are – called Antinalysis, criminals are now able to check their own Bitcoin wallets and see whether any association with criminal activity could be flagged by authorities.  An expert is quoted as saying that it is a concerning new trend that could make their work and that of law enforcement harder. But luckily researchers who tested it say the service isn’t working very well at the moment.

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58176113

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/new-anti-anti-money-laundering-services-for-crooks/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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