Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) is considering creating its own digital wallet to investigate crypto-related cybercrime, local news outlet The Nation wrote Monday, September 3.
The matter was discussed at a local seminar cryptocurrency crime within the current legal system. According to Witthaya Neetitham, secretary for AMLO, the regulator wants to adapt to the new technology by making it possibly for the government to confiscate crypto involved in fraud. “We have discussed launching our own ‘AMLO Wallet’ to hold or confiscate digital currency from illegal sources,” he said.
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