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CipherTrace expert says Chainalysis data contributed to ‘wrongful arrest’ of alleged Bitcoin Fog founder

Jonelle Still, the director of investigations and intelligence at CipherTrace, a Mastercard company, recently submitted a report supporting the defense in the United States v. Roman Sterlingov, a criminal case involving the Bitcoin Fog cryptocurrency mixing service. The company’s involvement in the case comes at the behest of Sterlingov’s defense attorneys

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Mastercard’s CipherTrace Used ‘Honeypots’ to Gather Crypto Wallet Intel

On March 3, 2020, just before lunchtime in Washington, D.C., Stephen Ryan sent someone at the U.S. Treasury department a thank-you note with a curious detail.The chief operating officer and co-founder of cryptocurrency sleuthing firm CipherTrace, Ryan was one of 16 executives who attended an industry summit the day before

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Payments Giant Mastercard Acquires Blockchain Intelligence Firm Ciphertrace – Finance Bitcoin News

Mastercard, the American multinational financial services corporation, announced the company is dipping further into the digital asset ecosystem by acquiring the blockchain intelligence firm Ciphertrace. The partnership announcement says the firm will help bolster Ciphertrace’s and Mastercard’s cyber security solutions. Mastercard Purchased Ciphertrace for Undisclosed Sum On Thursday, the financial payments giant

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Mastercard acquires major crypto forensics outfit CipherTrace

Mastercard’s focus on crypto and digital currencies appears to have taken a greater dimension given the company’s recent move.According to a release on Thursday, the global payments giant has reached an agreement to acquire CipherTrace, a blockchain intelligence firm with crypto forensics capabilities for over 900 cryptocurrencies.As part of the

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CipherTrace Says Homeland Security Work Gave Rise to Monero-Tracking Patent Filings

Blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace has filed two patent applications it claims will assist authorities in tracking transactions made with the monero (XMR) cryptocurrency.According to an announcement on Friday, the firm most recently filed a document titled “Techniques and Probabilistic Methods for Tracing Monero” as a follow up to the earlier

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Privacy coins no more? CipherTrace files patents for tracing Monero transactions

Crypto analytics firm CipherTrace announced on Friday that it had filed two patents for technology capable of tracing transactions for privacy coin Monero.In a Nov. 20 blog from CipherTrace, the firm stated that the patents would include forensic tools to explore Monero (XMR) transaction flows to assist in financial investigations,

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CipherTrace Forms New Partnership to Fight Modern-Day Slavery Exploiting Crypto

CipherTrace, one of the leading crypto cybersecurity firms in the industry, has partnered with the newly formed Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) to combat human trafficking.Leading the effort is Pamela Clegg, the current director of financial investigations and education at CipherTrace. She will be supplemented by the advisory board of

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CipherTrace to Tackle ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ With Crypto Analytics

Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has partnered with the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) to track cryptocurrency transactions from suspected traffickers.Announced Friday, CipherTrace has provided ATII with access to its user interface, a tool that will allow the organization to track criminal cryptocurrency transactions and help prevent them from accessing financial

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Top 10 US Retail Banks Unknowingly Serve Crypto Startups, CipherTrace Claims

The tool helps banks by revealing risks created by hidden connections between VASPs and bank payment systems, providing risk scores of more than 500 crypto exchanges and other VASPs, identifying unregistered MSBs and P2P schemes using bank accounts and identifying dark web risks and stolen financial products for sale that

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