Representatives from some of the largest businesses in the crypto asset industry have attended a conference held by European law enforcement organization Europol this week. Wallet providers, exchange operators, and payment processors all attended the event to demonstrate their commitment to regulatory compliance.
Also revealed at the conference was a video game style training unit. The idea behind this new tool of law enforcement is to give officers hands-on training tracking crypto assets as part of an investigation.
Europol Clearly Sees Promise in Bitcoin Tech, But Still Needs to Police Crypto Space
According to a press release issued by Europol earlier today, its sixth annual cryptocurrency conference has been held at the law enforcement agency’s headquarters between June 12 and 14. The release details how various industry leaders demonstrated their efforts to ensure that their products and services were compliant with existing financial regulations.
Representatives from some of the largest names in crypto were reportedly in attendance. Those listed by Europol include Binance, BitPay, Bitfinex, LocalBitcoins, OKCoin, Shapeshift, Tether, Xapo, and many more.
Interestingly, Europol themselves were keen to demonstrate some of the perks of blockchain technology by issuing digital certificates to each of the attendees. These were then uploaded