October 1, 2022

Copy-paste | Estonian police leaked data of 200 cryptocurrency companies

The addresses of more than 200 cryptocurrency trading service providers registered in Estonia turned out to be publicly available as a result of negligence committed by the Estonian police.

Money Laundering Bureau, part ofThe Estonian Police and Border Guard Board, as an independent structural unit, sent out an information request to cryptocurrency companies registered in the country, while forgetting to hide the addresses of the recipients.

As a result of this mass mailing,the email addresses of more than two hundred providers of services for the trading and management of digital assets, the XCOEX cryptocurrency exchange, which also turned out to be among the recipients, reports.

"Informative" request

The letter itself is a requestadditional information. The agency wants to get an idea of ​​the size of the cryptocurrency sector in the country, users of services and measures taken by industry participants to manage risk against money laundering. To do this, all companies with an Estonian license to provide services for trading and exchanging virtual assets, as well as cryptocurrency wallet service providers, are invited to fill out an online application form.

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