Detection of crimes committed by using cryptocurrency (experience of the Kingdom of Spain)


Issue: №3 (59) 2019

Heading: Topical issues of science and law enforcement practice


Keywords: cryptocurrency, virtual currency (money), bitcoins, blockchains, darknet, money laundering, operational and investigative measures.


The Spanish legislative and law enforcement experience in combating the use of cryptocurrencies for illicit activities is shown in the article. The author considers possible ways of detecting crimes involving the use of cryptocurrencies applied by Spanish law enforcement agencies.