According to CoinDesk, recently, Dash Latin America Business Development Manager Ernesto Contreras said: "They will complete the first audit of Venezuelan registered companies this week, and the total number of retailers supporting Dash will decline." Local sources told CoinDesk that only A few projects and businesses are really using Dash. Fabiana Arreaza, owner of the startup Chiringuitos, said customers rarely use the option of encrypted payment. "We have been accepting Dash payments for two years. There are currently no customers paying with Dash. They prefer to use Bolivar or US dollars."