Kraken Exchange Reports Spike in Law Enforcement Requests

Kraken, one of the most sought-after exchanges, has registered an uptick in requests from law enforcement in the past year. There have been a spike of 49% in requests in 2019, as the exchange has been tested for illegal uses. Kraken issued the latest data in its annual compliance report.

Kraken Marked the Most Requests from US Law Enforcement
The requests from US law enforcement were once again the most numerous, though other regions gained fast.

It's that time again. Here's a snapshot of our Compliance team's 2019 Transparency Report. Team America still ahead with 61% of total requests, down from 66% last year. Other geos gaining fast. Trend is obvious. Costs are increasing, even in a relatively flat market.
— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) January 7, 2020

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