In South-East Asia has documented suspicious transactions with bitcoin

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobasketball bitcoin. Archival photoIn South-East Asia has documented suspicious transactions with bitcoin© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Several suspicious transactions using bitcoins was recorded in recent years, according to the newspaper Straits Times referring to experts financial intelligence units of the countries of South-East Asia.

According to the sources, a high degree of anonymity provided by bitcoin makes it the most preferred fighters in the region.

«The number (of transactions) is still small, but we know that it is growing. The ultimate goal (of the militants) to deliver these funds», — said one of the sources.

«Small or large (transaction), they can help advance the planning of the attacks to the next level — the Commission of terrorist acts,» he added.

The source added that the tracking and analysis of circuits «using special equipment and databases». He added that currently it is possible to track «the source of funding, but to establish who was behind the operation, is very problematic.»

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