London | Police in London on Tuesday said they had seized more than $ 210 million from the UK’s largest cryptocurrency, breaking a previous record set a few weeks ago.
Detectives seized nearly கிட்டத்தட்ட 180 million (0 210.6 million) in value, and police say it was “one of the most important seizures in the world.”
It seized 11 114 million from the London police force “Med” in June. The seizures were carried out by detectives who specialize in money laundering investigations based on information related to the transfer of criminal assets. They are part of an ongoing investigation into international money laundering, the Meteorological Agency said.
The 39-year-old woman was arrested on June 24 on suspicion of money laundering and later released on bail.
He was also questioned on Saturday, July 10, about the discovery of nearly 180 180 million in cryptocurrency and was released on bail. The investigation continues.
“A month ago, we were able to seize 114 million pounds of cryptocurrency. Since then, our investigation has been complex and far-sighted. Detective Joe Ryan said in a Med release.
Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are regularly criticized by regulators for their illegal use because of the anonymity they allow and their simplicity of use.
According to a Sinolysis report in February, cryptocurrency transactions for illicit purposes reached $ 10 billion by 2020, or 1% of last year’s total cryptocurrency transactions and more than the previous year. When these activities reached $ 21.4 billion.