A group of international law enforcement groups and government bodies are hosting a conference on money laundering and digital currencies this week.
Europol, the European Union’s top law enforcement agency has co-founded a new working group dedicated to digital currencies.
Interpol conducted a war game scenario last week that centered on discovering the identity of a blackmailer demanding a bitcoin ransom.
Bitcoin and digital currencies are said to be an area of focus during an upcoming conference organized by Interpol.
Europol and Interpol have agreed to work together on issues related to the criminal use of digital currencies.
Interpol held an interactive training seminar in Singapore last month that utilized an internally developed cryptocurrency and a mock dark market.