Questions tagged [money-laundering]

Money laundering is a process of disguising the source of money. It is most commonly used to allow money from an illegal sources such as drug trafficking to be used as legitimate income.

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What are tainted coins exactly?

I've come across the term of a tainted coin several times now. I understand that coins, or better, the origin of a coin can be traced throughout the blockchain. I've read that bitcoins can be ...
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What can be done if Bitcoin is used for money laundering?

If a criminal uses Bitcoin to launder his funds, can the bitcoin network stop him from using Bitcoin? Can we close his account?