International Law Enforcement Responses to Cryptocurrency Accountability: Interpol Working Group

8 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last revised: 12 May 2018

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Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: April 3, 2018

Abstract

This discussion paper raises questions about the accountability of cryptocurrencies, particularly altcoins, and the international law enforcement responses to the underlying threats that such instruments, particularly in darknet markets, pose for law enforcement agencies working globally and in concert; and it does so by considering the recent working group established by Interpol in this regard.

Keywords: law enforcement, cryptocurrencies, darknet, bitcoin, blockchain, accountability, legal

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., International Law Enforcement Responses to Cryptocurrency Accountability: Interpol Working Group (April 3, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3156531 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3156531

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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