U.S. Department of Justice says using mixer to cover up virtual currency transactions is criminal

According to News.Bitcoin, a statement from the Department of Justice states that "attempting to cover up virtual currency transactions with a mixer is a criminal offense," meaning that Bitcoin makers only Because the right to privacy may be prosecuted. It is reported that Bitcoin owners legally use coin mixers to merge their transactions with those of other users, providing a degree of privacy protection. But mixers can also be used by criminals for the same purpose.