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It is surprising that most of the vendors were using Bitcoins for transactions. The fact that Bitcoin isn’t anonymous has been known for a long, long time — so maybe the drug dealers should’ve seen it coming.

The most popular case to highlight this was the infamous “anonymous drug marketplace” Silk Road. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was able to trace all Bitcoin transactions to the marketplace’s founder Ross Ulbricht.

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