NFTs: A New Mechanism for Money Laundering… Uh Oh!

On February 4, 2022, the United States Treasury Department released a report that indicated non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”), currently, one of the trendiest cryptocurrency structures, may become a new avenue for money launderers and other nefarious ne’er do wells.  Those interested in offering NFTs to the public may, ultimately, be required to inquire as to the purchasers of their NFTs.  However, in the meantime and in consultation with securities counsel, it may not be a bad idea to start knowing who your customer is now.

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