Skip to content

U.K. Crime Agency Wants to Regulate Crypto Transaction Mixers

  • NCA says decentralized tools can aid criminal dealings
  • Concerns rise about crypto as a way around Russian sanctions
Decentralized mixers such as Wasabi Wallet and Tornado Cash use smart contracts to break the visible chain of transactions between a sender and receiver.

Decentralized mixers such as Wasabi Wallet and Tornado Cash use smart contracts to break the visible chain of transactions between a sender and receiver.

Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
From

Sign up for our new Crypto newsletter and follow @crypto Twitter for the latest news.

Crypto protocols that allow digital-asset traders to obfuscate their transaction activity should be more regulated, the U.K.’s National Crime Agency said.