EU’s Europol: Bitcoin Privacy Wallet ‘Not Looking Good’ For Law Enforcement
Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, has its eyes on the popular bitcoin privacy tool Wasabi Wallet, documents verified by CoinDesk show.
The alleged international criminal network targeted online influencers, sports stars, musicians and their families in the U.S.
Europol worked with Spain’s Civil Guard and Catalan police to arrest six suspects aged in connection with the scheme.
The operation used intelligence gathered from an encrypted service developed by the FBI and Australian police.
The DarkMarket site was thought to be the world's largest illegal online marketplace.
Monero, Samourai, Wasabi, OpenBazaar were cited as threats in a Europol report.