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Fintech Beat sits down with the one of the IRS's top crypto cops

Fintech Beat, Ep. 20

The Internal Revenue Service building is pictured in Washington (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

 Cryptocurrencies are increasingly the tool of choice for drug dealers and corrupt actors. Prosecutors say they have seized nearly $1 billion worth of digital coins in busts around the world. But how is crypto treated as a matter of U.S. law — and what does the IRS do with its seizures? To find out, Fintech Beat sits down with one of the IRS’s top crypto cops.

 

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