Brazil police say group used crypto to launder money from illegal gold mining: Reuters 

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  • Five people were arrested in the operation related to health-care companies laundering money from illegal gold mining, police said.

Brazil's federal police raided a group they say used crypto tokens to launder money from illegal gold mining, Reuters reported on Friday. 

Five people were arrested in the operation on Thursday, which was aimed at health-care companies that had laundered money from illegal gold mining in the northern state of Rondonia, the report said, citing federal police. 

 The group used its own crypto token to move billions of dollars, the police said. 

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