These recommendations follow the 6th Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies on 1–2 September 2022. The conference was hosted by Europol at its headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands, together with the Basel Institute on Governance through the Joint Working Group on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies.

As the use of cryptocurrencies and other virtual assets expands and evolves, so does their misuse to commit crimes and launder money. How can law enforcement best respond?

This short interview with Stefan Jerga of the Australian Federal Police gives some practical insights to other law enforcement agencies seeking to build and streamline their crypto capabilities.