Patrick O’Kain, Special Agent for the DEA: How Criminals are Using Cryptocurrency

Patrick O’Kain is a special agent for the DEA. In this conversation, Patrick and Anthony Pompliano discuss Patrick’s time conducting intelligence work in Iraq, how he was trained to work in the DEA, what it’s like chasing Mexican drug cartels, how criminals are currently using cryptocurrency, and where Patrick sees Bitcoin and crypto going in the future.

All views and opinions expressed by Patrick are his alone and do not represent the DEA or the U.S. government.


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Patrick O’Kain, Special Agent for the DEA: How Criminals are Using Cryptocurrency
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