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Milestone in the fight against crypto laundering: for the first time, the courts have ordered the seizure of cryptocurrencies

Milestone in the fight against crypto laundering: for the first time, the courts have ordered the seizure of cryptocurrencies
Milestone in the fight against crypto laundering: for the first time, the courts have ordered the seizure of cryptocurrencies

In an operation against money laundering from smuggling and the operation of an illegal casino, the UIF seized almost US$30 million in stablecoins.

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For the first time, the Argentine justice system ordered the seizure of cryptocurrencies. It turns out that the Federal Court of Mar del Plata No. 3 is investigating a case of money laundering from smuggling and the operation of an illegal casino.

Among the accused are: Fabian Di Julioone of the leaders of a gang dedicated to online gambling, according to the official statement of the Financial Information Unit (UIF), which highlights that it was possible to recover in favor of the National State “aVirtual assets worth 28,589.26 USDT“, the famous stablecoin.

Money laundering and cryptocurrencies

The recovery of property and other assets is crucial in the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The objective is to deprive criminal organizations of economic and financial resources, maintains the UIF.

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Among the accused is Fabián Di Julio, one of the leaders of a gang dedicated to online gambling.

Among the accused is Fabián Di Julio, one of the leaders of a gang dedicated to online gambling.

Under the direction of Ignacio Yacobucci, president of the UIF, and Mariano Ezeyza, director of Criminal Litigation, the reactivation of confiscations has been promoted in collaboration with the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Judiciary in cases that investigate these crimes, he concludes.

Source: Ambito

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