Actually locking up the alleged scammers is another matter.
In order to stick it to the scammers, regulators must first identify them, Borg told CoinDesk. But doing so can be tough in the metaverse, where fraudsters can cloak themselves in the veil of internet anonymity, which these days means masquerading in sometimes zany ways, Borg said.
“Saying [we’re going to] issue an order against the guy who looks like a duck with a hat on in the metaverse doesn’t do us any good,” Borg said. “We got to track down a computer, trace it and figure out where their money’s going and how they’re operating.”
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