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Interpol's crack team to 'follow the money' in crypto crimes, says official

Red corner notice not tantamount to international arrest warrant: Jürgen Stock

Sources said that the refusal of RCN is triggered by the decision of Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (CCF)-- an independent body that ensures that all personal data processed through Interpol’s channels conforms to the rules of the org
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Sources said that the refusal of RCN is triggered by the decision of Commission for the Control of Interpol’s Files (CCF)-- an independent body that ensures that all personal data processed through Interpol’s channels conforms to the rules of the org

Shrimi Choudhary New Delhi
The world’s largest police body with 195 members has formed a specialised team in Singapore to help countries combat crimes involving virtual assets. Interpol Secretary-General Jürgen Stock, who is in Delhi for the 90th General Assembly of Interpol starting Tuesday, said at a press conference on Monday that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum pose challenges to law enforcement agencies in the absence of a legal framework.

“Criminals are using cryptocurrencies to move money around the world, all the while keeping it hidden from enforcement agencies,” said Stock.

He said Interpol has set up a specialised team in Singapore to help

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First Published: Oct 17 2022 | 8:04 PM IST

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