Suspect Behind $11 Million Crypto Theft Arrested in Europol-Led Operation
An investigation by Europol and other police agencies has led to the arrest of a British suspect allegedly behind a spate of crypto thefts.
Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, has its eyes on the popular bitcoin privacy tool Wasabi Wallet, documents verified by CoinDesk show.
Europol and police agencies have busted a cloned exchange operation that stole over $27 million in bitcoin from thousands of victims.
Monero, Samourai, Wasabi, OpenBazaar were cited as threats in a Europol report.
The European crime fighting agency is developing a game to teach law enforcement officers how to trace cryptocurrencies in criminal investigations.
A bitcoin transaction mixer has been seized and shut down by authorities in the European Union.