Countering Cryptocurrency Crime - IRS Insights from the Front Lines
The IRS Criminal Investigation Cyber Crimes Unit is waging a battle against the use of cryptocurrency for financing terrorists and other money-laundering activities. Agents Chris Janczewski and Jon Gebhart describe recent cryptocurrency-related takedowns.
In this Exclusive Interview agents Janczewski and Gebhart discuss:
- The role of the IRS in countering cryptocurrency- based criminal activity;
- The recent disruption of three cryptocurrency financing campaigns for terrorism
- Their concerns for cryptocurrency-funded crimes in 2021 and optimism for countermeasures