How Crypto Cos. Can Help Curb Pandemic Relief Fraud

By Brian Miller and Chris Cooke (September 22, 2021, 5:10 PM EDT) -- Breakthrough technology can power progress just as easily as it can buoy bad actors. Cryptocurrency is no exception.

As the October 2020 report from the attorney general's Cyber-Digital Task Force put it, "distributed ledger technology, upon which all cryptocurrencies build, raises breathtaking possibilities for human flourishing."[1]

These possibilities should be celebrated. The difficulty from a law enforcement perspective, however, is anonymity.

In short, cryptocurrency offers a variety of tools for shielding the identity of its users. This can prevent law enforcement from determining who holds stolen funds.

That problem is exacerbated, in part, by entities within the current crypto ecosystem that...

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