France: Tracfin Publishes Overview on Virtual Currency Risk

Tracfin's virtual currency working group, comprising members of the French regulator, has produced an overview of the risks and threats associated with virtual currencies. The overview has been published as a result of Issue No. 10 of the Banque de France's online newsletter Focus (December 2013) warning users of the risks of virtual currency and a report from the committee of finance of the Senate (January 2014) on the issues related to Bitcoin and other virtual currencies

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