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Cryptocurrencies

Japan eyes cryptocurrencies as it toughens money laundering laws

G-20 expected to discuss international regulations for digital currencies

Japan wants to make sure that cryptocurrency exchange operators are safeguarding against illicit transactions.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Last year authorities arrived at cryptocurrency exchange operator FSHO's one-room office in a Yokohama business district for an on-site inspection. They discovered multiple suspicious transactions.

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