What are wash trading and money laundering in NFTs?

What are wash trading and money laundering in NFTs?

The simultaneous purchase and sale of crypto assets is called wash trading. Read this guide to understand the purpose of a wash trade. Why is wash trading a problem for the NFT space?NFT wash trading is a problem for investors, the global community, collectors and traders because these participants use less liquid nonfungible tokens to manipulate the price of an asset.Due diligence has become more difficult as investors have been forced to rely on measurable statistics, making wrong investment decisions. To encourage NFT investments and prevent NFT scams, discrepancies in the data must be....


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