Dash Integrates with TRM Labs to expand anti-financial crime monitoring capability


TL;DR Breakdown

  • Dash integrates TRM to enable anti-financial crime monitoring.
  • Integration provides series of unique features for users.

Dash, a payments-focused cryptocurrency featuring instant transactions and low transaction fees, has been integrated with TRM labs, a leading blockchain analytics provider, to enable anti-financial crime monitoring of transactions conducted in Dash.

TRM is a top blockchain intelligence firm that helps organizations identify financial crime risk in blockchain-based transactions, wallets, addresses and related entities.

Because of its speed, Dash is one of the most frequently used cryptocurrencies for point-of-sale transactions and is accepted at well over 150,000 physical merchant locations.

Dash is most popular in regions where technical access barriers exist to traditional payment systems, or where hyperinflation has made existing currency impractical to use. This is because of its low fees and fast transactions. For example, in Venezuela Dash accounts for over 26 percent of in-store crypto transactions, more than any other cryptocurrency, according to the country’s largest crypto payment processor Cryptobuyer.

“It is important for Dash to be supported in the leading platforms that exchanges use to meet their AML obligations. TRM Labs has emerged as a preferred provider for many of our exchange partners, so it is great news that Dash support was added,” says Ryan Taylor, the CEO of Dash Core Group, one of the development organizations supporting Dash. “It means exchanges utilizing TRM Labs can continue to confidently list Dash for their users.”

“By integrating with Dash, we enable organizations, including virtual asset service providers who want to list Dash, the ability to detect cryptocurrency fraud and financial crime and strengthen their compliance with AML/CFT regulations,” says Esteban Castaño, co-founder and CEO of TRM Labs.

Unique features Dash, TRM Labs integration provides

Per a press release sent to cryptopolitan, the integration provides all TRM users with access to Dash network data and the ability to leverage TRM tools including Transaction Monitoring. Real-time risk scoring of cryptocurrency transactions for AML compliance, sometimes known as Know-Your-Transaction or KYT.

Similarly, the integration allows proactive screening of cryptocurrency addresses for sanctions and AML compliance. It also enables Comprehensive risk profiles of “Virtual Asset Service Providers” (VASPs) and other digital asset businesses.

Lastly, the integration provides Investigative tools to trace the source and destination of funds and link high-risk addresses to real-world entities.

TRM’s architecture was uniquely designed to enable swift integration with new blockchains and new asset mapping. TRM’s current scope of coverage stands at 23 blockchains and over 900,000 digital assets.

Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Muhaimin loves writing on crypto news aside from being a crypto enthusiast. He has a knack for analysing issues and updating people on what's happening around the globe. He believes that blockchain and cryptocurrency are the most useful systems of mutual trust ever devised.

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