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    When is bitcoin mixing a crime?

    Hint: when it’s directly linked to laundering illicit proceeds on darknet markets

    Bitcoin mixers, or tumblers, have been around for years. The way they work is you send bitcoin to a service and the service scrambles your bitcoin with other bitcoins, so that in the end, it’s difficult to know the source of the funds—even though the transactions are visible on the blockchain.