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Event

Countering the Illicit Use of Cryptocurrency and Emerging Technologies

Date: Tuesday, February 27 | 11:00am - 12:00pm

Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM) and Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) will discuss the growing threat of illicit exploitation of virtual currencies and how the United States and the international financial system better counter these nefarious uses of cryptocurrency to improve security and reduce global conflict.