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Bitcoin Bumble: Leaked FBI Doc Could Help Hackers Protect Their Virtual Loot

Shoshanna Utchenik

An internal FBI report that was leaked and made its way onto the Internet this week may unfortunately help some folks with illegal activity.

The website WIRED reports that that an FBI report called “Bitcoin Virtual Currency: Unique Features Present Distinct Challenges for Deterring Illicit Activity,” raises concerns about the anonymous Bitcoin payment network as an alarming haven for money laundering and other criminal activity — including as a tool for hackers to rip off fellow Bitcoin users.

The leaked report unfortunately provides advice for Bitcoin users looking to further protect anonymity. Oops.

That advice: let the FBI help you out:

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