Money laundering kept up with the evolutionary phenomenon characterized by globalization and technological modernization. New means of executing the crime have emerged that deserve the attention of legal systems today. One of these is the use of cryptocurrencies to hide the illicit origin of the advantages. The present dissertation aims to critically analyze how cryptocurrencies were included in current money laundering prevention systems. To this end, we’ll study the interflow between money laundering and cryptocurrencies, the legislative instruments dedicated to preventing the use of the economic-financial system for this crime and what were their changes that allowed the inclusion of cryptocurrencies.
|Date of Award||12 Apr 2022|
- Universidade Católica Portuguesa
|Supervisor||Pedro Freitas (Supervisor)|
- Money laundering
- Preventive system