July 16, 2021
A recent report claims that a Neo-Nazi Sent Bitcoin to Russian darknet markets
On July 15, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) published a report entitled, "Neo-Nazi's Bitcoin History Suggests Russian Darknet Link." The report, which focuses on Daily Stormer editor Andrew Anglin, concluded that Anglin, "operates hundreds of different Bitcoin addresses that collectively transferred and received at least 1 million U.S. dollars’ worth of value, some to an apparent Russian darknet site that traffics in illegal activity."
While the SPLC's report implies TRM collaborated in its production, this was not the case. TRM played no role creating this report, aside from providing commercially available software.
TRM raised issues with the analysis in the article and SPLC issued a clarification.
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