UK seeks six crypto investigators to beef up National Crime Agency

Reacting to the rising attempts from bad actors to dupe crypto investors, the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) plans to form a specialized cryptocurrency and virtual assets team to counter the issue.

The NCA posted a job opening on Nov. 4, looking to hire six individuals to create a new team focused on crypto crimes — which will either fall under the National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) or the Digital Asset Team. The responsibilities include:

“The role will support existing and new investigations where specialist cryptocurrency experience is required along with taking a proactive lead in identifying targets for further development.”

The role requires candidates to have the…

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