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Alt-Right Groups Received $500K in BTC Month Before Capitol Riot: Chainalysis

Alt-right extremist groups and a handful of personalities linked to last week’s storming of the U.S. Capitol building received a bitcoin donation worth about $522,000 one month before the D.C. siege, according to crypto tracing firm Chainalysis.Chainalysis explained in a Thursday blog post that an unnamed French blogger sent 28.15

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BitMex turns to Chainalysis to solve legal woes, or at least soften the CFTC’s blow

Still facing a courtroom assault in the U.S. for allegedly facilitating money laundering, BitMex is trying to show regulators that it's trying. On Jan. 12, the legally besieged crypto exchange released a blog post advertising further work with blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis. BitMex said its aim was "to identify, investigate, and

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Blockchain Bites: XRP’s Rally, Chainalysis’ $1B Valuation, Bitcoin’s Volatility in Perspective

The U.S. government is using Circle’s USDC to bypass Venezuelan blockades. Chainalaysis is looking to raise $100 million in fresh capital at a $1 billion valuation. Billions of dollars from institutional players are flowing into Coinbase. And VanEck found that bitcoin is less volatile than a quarter of S&P500 stocks,

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Chainalysis Sees Raising $100M in Venture Capital at $1B Valuation: Report

Cryptocurrency investigation firm Chainalysis expects to raise $100 million venture capital at a $1 billion valuation as early as next week, the company told Forbes. The Series C is being led by VC newcomer Addition with participation expected from Accel, Benchmark and Ribbit, Forbes reported. Those three firms have all

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Five On-Chain Indicators Investors Should Follow: Chainalysis

Analyzing cryptocurrency markets may seem easier than traditional markets because blockchain technology has more built-in transparency, enabling anyone to analyze and audit on-chain data. Simultaneously, however, there are challenges to zeroing in on forward-looking numbers that give insights into current and future price trends. Philip Gradwell, chief economist at the blockchain

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Wyoming Bank Regulator Taps Chainalysis Training, Tools

Wyoming’s chief banking regulator has turned to Chainalysis for “beefing up” his division’s monitoring capabilities of illicit cryptocurrency activities.  Under a one-year deal disclosed to CryptoX Thursday, Chainalysis will train senior examiners on crypto tracing practices and grant two monitoring software licenses – plus investigatory support – to the Division of

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