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Cryptocurrency Laundering As a service

In joint efforts, the Spanish law enforcement authorities and Europol dismantled a laundering operation which provided criminals with cryptocurrency layering.

The launderers offered services of money laundering via a cryptocurrency platform to any type of criminal searching to obtain usable assets.

Searches conducted helped to achieve the seizure of cars, fiat currency, computers and an indoor cannabis production area.

The operation involved surfing, via ATMs in order to dissimulate the amount of transactions and the use of offshore companies.

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https://www.europol.europa.eu/newsroom/news/cryptocurrency-laundering-service-members-of-criminal-organisation-arrested-in-spain

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Jaime Prieto

Mr. Jaime Prieto is a lawyer experienced in Financial Crime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing having extensive professional experience in both public and private sectors. Mr. Prieto has been a Head of Compliance in the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean for banks, trust companies, asset managers, Big Four audit and advisory firms, RegTechs, government agencies and other types of financial professionals. In addition to his experience, he has been legal and educational chair in several compliance and sectorial organisations and performed as a teacher and speaker for a number of organisations and in several local and international forums. Furthermore, Mr. Prieto is an experienced Money Laundering Reporting Officer anda Data Protection officer with additional experience in risk management.
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