While law enforcement professionals expect the prevalence of crypto investigations to rise, most don’t feel well enough equipped for such a future.
Respondents of a survey commissioned by blockchain intelligence firm TRM Labs estimate that 40% of offenses investigated by their agencies involved crypto. They expect that number to be 51% by 2027.
US law enforcement organization staffers accounted for 93% of the more than 300 people surveyed. They were employed for at least one year at such entities, and were involved in one or more crypto-related investigations in the past 12 months.
While more than half of federal agency respondents polled currently use blockchain analytics tools,…
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