A body created within the European Union (EU) which supports the EU Member States in the fight against terrorism, cybercrime and other serious and organised forms of crime, like currency counterfeiting. published a study exploring the use of Money in physical form such as banknotes and coins. by Organized Crime Groups. Although the use of virtual currencies for criminal purposes is rising, this report has found that “in spite of the changing face of criminality,[…], The operation of attempting to disguise a set of fraudulently or criminally obtained funds as legal, in operations undeclared to tax authorities, and therefore not subjected to taxation. Money laundering activities are strongly pursued by authorities and in most countries, there are strict rules for credit institutions to cooperate in the fight against money laundering operations, to declare and report any transactions that could be considered suspicious. schemes detected by law enforcement are still largely characterized by traditional techniques, in particular the use of cash”. This study proposes a set of recommendations meant to support investigators in their fight against organized crime and provide practical solutions in the prevention of the use of cash by criminals.