FBI Forms New Bitcoin Unit As DOJ Taps New Crypto Head

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) appointed a seasoned computer crimes prosecutor as the first director of its National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) and announced that the FBI is launching a new unit dedicated to providing analysis and training in cryptocurrency matters across the bureau.

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said in a virtual address to the Munich Cyber ​​Security Conference Thursday that the FBI’s Virtual Asset Exploitation Unit will bring together conquests with expertise in blockchain analysis and virtual asset seizure, reported Business Insider.

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