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The auditor is a component of GNU Taler which would typically be deployed by a
financial regulator, fulfilling the following functionality:
\item It regularly examines the exchange's database and
bank transaction history to detect discrepancies.
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as evidence none of the participants have to disclose their core secrets.
\subsection{Perfect Crime Scenarios}\label{sec:design:blackmailing}
GNU Taler can be slightly modified to thwart blackmailing or kidnapping
attempts by criminals who intend to use the anonymity properties of the system
and demand to be paid ransom in anonymous e-cash.