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Blockchain Firm Chainalysis Partners with Cellebrite

Chainalysis – a known blockchain analysis company – has partnered with Cellebrite DI, a global leader in digital intelligence solutions to assist customers and help them identify criminal crypto activity. Chainalysis Is Looking to Uncover More Crime The goal is to ensure resolutions happen and happen quickly. The crypto space has become synonymous with crime in recent years, with recent examples of illicit activity including hacks on the Harmony exchange in Northern...

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Singapur: Staatsfond investiert in Bitcoin-Forensiker Chainalysis

Ein Staatsfonds aus Singapur greift dem Kryptoanalyse-Startup Chainalysis mit einer kräftigen Finanzspritze unter die Arme. Die Asiaten investieren eine beträchtliche Summe von insgesamt 170 Millionen Dollar in das Unternehmen. Chainalysis hatte bisher bereits 366 Millionen Dollar von diversen Investoren wie Accel, Benchmark, Paradigm oder Coatue erhalten. Im Jahre 2020 wurden in Singapur und Tokio Büros eröffnet. Ziel war es, die APAC-Präsenz des...

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Bitcoin-Boom: Diese Länder profitieren

Solange frisches Geld in digitale Währungen wie Bitcoin fliesst, steigen deren Kurse. Doch jeder Kauf ist auch ein Verkauf. Wer profitiert davon? Das Unternehmen Chainalysis, welches sich auf Blockchain-Analyse spezialisiert, hat neue Zahlen herausgegeben. Allein im Jahr 2021 kam es zu Gewinnmitnahmen von 162,7 Milliarden US-Dollar. Doch nicht jedes Land profitiert gleichermaßen vom Krypto-Boom. Nicht verwunderlich ist es, dass in wirtschaftsstarken...

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Dubai Is Finding Itself at the Center of Crypto Regulation

Dubai – the capital of the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East – has unveiled a new digital currency law that apparently a lot of other countries could learn from. The law allows for increased innovation and investor protection in the space while also permitting banks to do their jobs in making sure that all crypto activity is regulated and safe. Dubai Is Instilling a New Crypto Law Jonathan Levin of Chainalysis fame is speaking at this week’s World Government Summit...

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Russia Supposedly Isn’t Turning to Crypto After All

For the past month or so, many regulators and members of the U.S. government have expressed concern that Vladimir Putin and Russia may be trying to use crypto to avoid recent sanctions. However, at the time of writing, there is no evidence to suggest this is happening. Russia May Not Have Strong Access to Crypto This sentiment comes from Jonathan Levin – co-founder and chief strategy officer at Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis firm – and a panel of alleged experts, who...

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BBB: Crypto Scams Are Now the Second Deadliest In the World

According to a new report issued by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), scams involving crypto are now the second most prominent and risky. The BBB Publishes Crypto Scam Report In the year 2020, crypto scams were still relatively thin. While they occurred on a regular basis, they only placed seventh on the BBB list. However, in 2020, crypto scams moved into second place, suggesting that they now occur much more often than anyone could have anticipated. While crypto scams...

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Chainalysis: Russia Has Stolen A Lotta Crypto

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has published a new report suggesting that cybercriminals stationed in Russia have made off with approximately $400 million in stolen digital currency funds. Cybercrime in Russia Is Booming Chainalysis says that much of this money was garnered through extortion and ransomware attacks. The news plays on the idea that crypto crime has grown heavily in recent years, with the blockchain firm stating in recent documents that billions of...

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Qubit Finance Crypto Platform Hacked; A Lot of Money Is Gone

It’s happened again, folks. Another crypto hack is in the books and a lot of money has been stolen. This time, the victim is a digital currency platform known as Qubit Finance, a defi trading arena. The company is reporting losses of approximately $80 million at the time of writing. Qubit Finance Has Lost Quite a Bit of Money As we have seen from recent reports, crypto crime is growing like crazy, and it makes sense when one looks at how well some of the leading digital...

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The FBI Says Crypto Scams Are Up

Experts at the Portland division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are telling people what they can do to avoid cryptocurrency scams, which have seemingly become much more prominent and aggressive over the past few years. The FBI Says Crypto Scams Are On the Rise It seems like crypto-based crime has become a serious issue given that the prices of many leading digital currencies such as bitcoin have surged in recent years. Just two months ago, the world’s...

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Chainalysis: Crypto Money Laundering Is Still a Big Deal

According to a new document published by blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis, nearly $9 billion in crypto funds were laundered last year by cybercriminals. Overall, as much as $8.6 billion was placed in illegitimate projects and companies or washed to appear legitimate. Chainalysis Says Nearly $9 Billion Was Laundered The good news is that while this number is about 30 percent larger than the number witnessed in the year 2020, it is considerably smaller than the $10.9...

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